Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Use Nslookup To Test MX Record

The Nslookup is a tool to verify that your MX records are configured correctly by querying an external or Internet DNS server.

For use Nslookup to test MX Records following the steps below:
  1. Click Start, in "Search programs and files..." type <cmd /k nslookup>, and press Enter.
  2. In Command Prompt open window type [server <ip address>], and prees Enter.
  3. Now type <set q= mx>, and press Enter.
  4. Finally type <domain name>, and then press Enter.
* If the MX record for the domain you entered is show, everything is Ok

* If the MX record is no displayed, and you recive a error like this "xxx-xxxxx.domain can't find domain: No response from server. Then DNS is not configured properly.

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