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How to change MX Records in DirectAdmin?

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In the DNS, we have many types of records available, and each record serves the different purpose. MX Record, also known as Mail Exchanger DNS records, are responsible for receiving incoming emails on the email server/hosting server. Do you want to configure the custom MX records? Let’s see, How to change MX Records in DirectAdmin?

1. First, to login into DirectAdmin control panel visit, or https://IP-address:2222 or https://server-hostname:2222.


2. Navigate to Account Manager β†’ DNS Management.


3. Now click on Modify MX Records.


4. To modify existing MX Records β†’ Click on β€œπŸ–ŠοΈβ€œ.


5. Make the required updates β†’ Click on Save.


6. To add new MX Record β†’ Click on ADD.


7. Enter the required details (Name, Value) β†’ Click on ADD.


8. Congratulations! You have successfully added and modified MX records in DirectAdmin. If you would to add more MX records then, follow the same steps.


Now that we’ve gone over how to change MX Records in DirectAdmin. If you would like to use the third-party email service to receive the emails, you must add/update the MX records in DirectAdmin.

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