5.2 Adding MX Records with the DNS Console


DNS on Windows 2000, 2nd Edition
By Matt Larson, Cricket Liu
Table of Contents
Chapter 5.  DNS and Electronic Mail

5.2 Adding MX Records with the DNS Console

Now that you're familiar with MX records as they appear in zone data files, let's cover how to add them with the DNS console. First, right-click on the domain name of the zone to which you'd like to add the MX record. You'll access the drop-down menu shown in Figure 5-1.

Figure 5-1. Adding an MX record to a zone

Choose New Mail Exchanger... from the pop-up menu. A small window, shown in Figure 5-2, will be displayed.

Figure 5-2. Adding an MX record for terminator.movie.edu

In Figure 5-2, we're adding an MX record for terminator.movie.edu at preference 10, pointing to terminator.movie.edu itself. The record that's added to the zone data file looks like this:

 terminator   IN MX 10 terminator 


DNS on Windows 2000
DNS on Windows 2000
ISBN: 0596002300
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2001
Pages: 154

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