Adding a Mail Exchanger (MX) record - BlueCat Address Manager - 9.2.0

Address Manager Administration Guide

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BlueCat Address Manager
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9.2.0

How to add a Mail Exchanger (MX) record to a zone.

To add a mail exchanger record:

  1. From the configuration drop-down menu, select a configuration.
  2. Select the DNS tab. Tabs remember the page you last worked on, so select the tab again to ensure you're on the Configuration information page.
  3. Under DNS Views, click a DNS view.
  4. Under Top Level Domains, navigate to the top level domain, DNS zone, or DNS sub-zone where you want to add or edit a resource record.
  5. Click the Resource Records tab.
  6. Under Resource Records, click New and select Mail Exchanger Record (MX).
  7. Under General, set the following parameters:
    • Name—to specify a name for the record, select this option and enter a name.
    • Same as Zone—to use the zone name for the name of the mail exchanger record, select this option.
    • Priority—enter a value to indicate mail server’s priority. If you don't provide a value, zero (0) is automatically set as the priority.
    • Host—select a host record from the drop-down menu. To specify an external host, enter the name of the host and select External Host.
    • Override TTL—to change the time-to-live value for the record, select this option and enter a value in the field. Select a unit of time from the drop-down menu.
  8. Under Additional Information, enter notes describing the resource record in the Comments field.
  9. Under Change Control, add comments, if required.
  10. Click Add or click Add Next.