troubleshooting Question

DNS Records when sending website one place and email to another

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I need to set DNS records for when a website is hosted at one IP/Location (let's call it and Email goes to a different IP/location (Let's call it
I've setup MX Records and a couple test Emails seem to work.
Do I need to make any change to the Host Records? For example, right now I have:
www     A rec
  @        A rec
  *         A rec
(and No host records pointing to
Jim Riddles
Prepress/OMS Specialist

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