Question

MX Record for godaddy email not validating

Posted October 17, 2014 3.4k views

Hi There,
I am trying to setup an MX record for my godaddy hosted email. When i try to “Create a Record” and select “MX” i only have an option to add the “Host” and “Priority” but not the target.

GoDaddy states i need to enter the following:
Host Priority Target
@ 0 ihainspiredhome-org.mail.protection.outlook.com

Can anyone help me navigate the setup?

Thank you

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Our DNS system does not allow you to create subdomain MX records without creating a separate zone for the subdomain. For this reason the @ is implied and you do not need to add it to your record.

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