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How to add MX Record on my custom domain bought from Shopify

Hi All! Is there an MX Record like the MX record of Gmail for DigitalOcean Integration? I already create a Webhosting for the domain I bought in Shopify and I want to create an email here in DigitalOcean which has the domain that I bought svmoregroups.com, for example admin@svmore.com. upon creating, it can’t send or received email. I have to input the MX Record of DO to the DNS settings of my domain. I hope someone could help me!

Here’s the sample image of what I’m looking for: https://i.imgur.com/tpZPo.png


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Hi there @tristansalonga,

Note that DigitalOcean does not provide a managed mail server solution out of the box. In order for you to use DigitalOcean as your email provider, you need to actually set up a Droplet and configure it as your email server. Then you can use that Droplet’s IP address and set up your DNS so that you would receive emails.

You can take a look at this article here on how to configure a mail server using Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL and SpamAssassin:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-configure-a-mail-server-using-postfix-dovecot-mysql-and-spamassassin

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby