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Re: MX function of DNS



On 9/10/07, edwardspl ita org mo <edwardspl ita org mo> wrote:
>
>  Tim wrote:
>
>  On Mon, 2007-09-10 at 08:07 +0800, edwardspl ita org mo wrote:
>
>
>  How can we move the mails from Server A to Server B with MX records of
> DNS ? Is there an sample for reference ?
>
>  MX records for a domain simply says what servers will accept mail for
> you, with priorities. It's up to those servers to move messages from
> one place to another.
>
> e.g. When you try to mail johndoe something example com, the MX records
> for example.com are looked up to see what mailserver handles the domain.
> It may be just one server, it may have a list. It tries the one with
> highest priority, first. Then the next, if it has to. And so on. If
> one of your fallback servers accepts your mail instead of the prime one,
> that server has to deal with passing the mail onto where *you* check
> your inbox.
>
>
>  Hello Tim,
>
>  Do you means the MX function can't to help to move mails from Server A to
> Server B, right ?
>
What do you really want to achieve?
Mail servers move mails from one server to another, while DNS server
helps mails and traffic on the Internet navigate the Internet .ie Know
where each server is located.

Both are needed to deliver mails..

>  Edward.
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