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Email question from complete beginner..

Posted December 24, 2015 2k views
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Hello all,
Before I begin, let me tell you that Im a complete beginner with linux server side stuff.. I was curious about how it all works, so I got space here so I can play and maybe learn a bit.

Now, I followed all the “initial setup instructions”, and the “additional recommended steps” for centos 7, have the server running with a test index file, have the DNS pointed here, etc. etc.
I use zohomail, I have the MX records pointed to their servers.. I have not done any type of mail configuration on the server, what do I need in order for emails that come to mysite@mysite.com get relayed through the MX record to Zoho mail..?

I am running centos 7 with Lamp..

Thank you very much for any information or links to reading material you can help with..
So far this is quite confusing, but fun!!!
Fidel

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  • So it seems like it works anyways…
    Just sorted some mistakes, received emails forwarded through the site....
    Is there no email/smtp settings that need to happen on the server.?
    Thanks

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dns in case that has something to do with it.....

A: @ / IP ADDRESS
CNAME: www / address.com.
MX: 10 / mx.zoho.com.
MX: 20 / mx2.zoho.com
NS: ns1.digitalocean.com.

Thanks

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