Add Mx record to use Hostgator Mail Server from Digital Ocean

March 20, 2017 2.3k views
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Hello every one, I switched to DigitalOcean from Hostgator today, but my problem is my website have alot email accounts and data from old hosting, I have alot of important emails. But when I pointed my domain to new ip adrress (DO), I can't send or get email. How can I configurate Mx record to use old "HG" Email server but my website still use DO.

for exam : mydomain.

IMAP : imap.mydomain
SMTP : smtp.mydomain.


1 Answer
  1. Change back your domain’s nameservers to HostGator nameservers.
  2. Point to your VPS via A record from the HostGator panel.
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