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Problem with verifying mailgun MX DNS

Hello Community,

I’ve decided to use Mailgun as my mail service provider, but I’m meeting one problem. The problem is setting mx dns records to use their routes system, so i can forward my inbound mails to my email.

My DNS look like this for now: $ORIGIN coursekat.com. $TTL 1800 coursekat.com. IN SOA ns1.digitalocean.com. hostmaster.coursekat.com. 1462529965 10800 3600 604800 1800 coursekat.com. 1800 IN NS ns1.digitalocean.com. coursekat.com. 1800 IN NS ns2.digitalocean.com. coursekat.com. 1800 IN NS ns3.digitalocean.com. coursekat.com. 1800 IN A 188.166.32.146 www.coursekat.com. 1800 IN CNAME coursekat.com. www.dev.coursekat.com. 1800 IN A 188.166.32.146 dev.coursekat.com. 1800 IN A 188.166.32.146 register.coursekat.com. 1800 IN A 188.166.32.146 www.register.coursekat.com. 1800 IN A 188.166.32.146 email.mg.coursekat.com. 1800 IN CNAME mailgun.org. mg.coursekat.com. 1800 IN TXT “v=spf1 include:mailgun.org ~all” k1._domainkey.mg.coursekat.com. 1800 IN TXT “k=rsa; p=MIGfMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBAQUAA4GNADCBiQKBgQC6M7JKhr7xUaj4bUxKFCYNCAcNU3q2GSoveoORB2J4UzQrxWuMTMTY6egRWLwNsCxHGtiMXv0JFa4t5T2cYVeGF2q0AMBOCx+UJ4kMOF8tsuzTEcPatLN8YsYYSCxpX/iPr89Gvwjq57JpMkfJAIs1hbC7/2IQh1pdDEQzyszvvwIDAQAB” coursekat.com. 1800 IN MX 10 mxa.mailgun.org. coursekat.com. 1800 IN MX 10 mxb.mailgun.org.

But mailgun still can’t see MX values even after 48h.

Somebody can help?

I’d be grateful.

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This question was answered by @jschwenn:

In this scenario, you would create a second domain zone just for ‘mg.coursekat.com’ and use it for the purpose of setting MX records to this subdomain.

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