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Email Configuration Difficulties

I have the DNS of my site (davelukas.net) pointed to Digital Ocean via Name.com.

But my email is not working. Is there a way to have my site hosted by Digital Ocean and my email server run through my “traditional” hosting company (Site5.com)?

If so, how would I do this?

I should add that I don’t use Google Apps for my email. I’d like to get all email addresses from ___@davelukas.net to be accessible on my phone, Thunderbird, etc.


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Awesome! Really glad to hear that, @dave! :D

@Kamal Yep, we’re good! When I added the A record earlier today, it was almost instantaneous, so I assumed the MX would be the same. <br> <br>But now I’m able to send and receive emails. Thank you so much for the help!

@dave It’s possible that your new DNS config has no propagated across all dns resolvers - your MX setup is correct. I recommend waiting a few hours and then see if you receive emails.