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SRV Record Syntax for Autodiscover

Im looking for the syntax used when creating SRV Record that will allow the autodiscover service with Exchange 2007 and Outlook 2007.

Microsoft says a SRV record for Autodiscover should include the below information as an example.
Service: _autodiscover
Protocol: _tcp
Port Number: 443
Host: mail.contoso.com

My Hosting provider (Aplus.net) does give me the ability to create SRV Record but just gives a "Name" and "Value" field where i can add information. I assume in the "Name" field I would specify "_autodiscover" and then in the Value field is where I have the problem. It has to be one line of text that tells the system what the protocol, port number, and host are.
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Chad FranksSenior System EngineerCommented:
_autodiscover._tcp IN SRV 0 0 443 remote.contoso.com
ozgcAuthor Commented:
Thanks Chad. Thats what I needed.

If anyone wants to add this sort of SRV Record with Aplus.net Hosting you will need to specify the below example information when creating a DNS Record:

Name: _autodiscover._tcp.contoso.com
Type: IN SVR
Value: 0 0 443 remote.contoso.com

If you do it wrong you will get errors but it will tell you whats wrong.
ozgcAuthor Commented:
For anyone who would like to know Also FYI in the value field the first 2 "0" are for priority and weight respectively. You can create multiple SRV records with the same "name" as backups.

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