Now that you're familiar with MX records as they appear in zone datafiles, 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 see 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, is 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 datafile looks like this:
terminator IN MX 10 terminator.movie.edu.