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    how long does MX record take to update


    i changed my mx records locally because i am running my own dns server in win2k and i keep getting a unknown host error when i try to send mail to it. url is www.interactive-data.net
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    http://www.dollardns.net/cgi-bin/dns....net&submit=DS

    As you can see the MX record is located under the mail host. This is incorrect. According to your DNS configuration you must send mail to user@mail.interactive-data.net. Move the MX record to the root domain. While you're at it, set an 'A' record for the root domain also.
    Last edited by SilentRage; April 8th, 2004 at 09:41 AM.
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    is this right


    i am not sure if this was right. when you say root domain, what do you mean by that.
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    this is driving me crazy


    i keep making changes to my mx record. is this only making it worse? do i have to wait any certain amount of time before it works. i still get the cannot find host error...
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    click on the AXFR link above. You can see the following record:

    interactive-data.net NS ns1.interactive-data.net

    I want to see one just like it for MX.

    interactive-data.net MX 10 mail.interactive-data.net

    <maildomain> MX <priority> <mailserver>
    Last edited by SilentRage; November 11th, 2003 at 11:19 AM.
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    i have made the changes


    thankyou i have mad ethe changes. however i still get the cannot find host error when sending an email to it? any sugguestions or do i need to wait some to to update?
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    thankyou


    oh my gosh. it works. thankyou sooo much

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