Question

Setting up Registrar email service with Digital Ocean DNS

  • Posted on August 20, 2014
  • vbdataAsked by vbdata

Hello,

I am using a mail service from my registrar Gandi where is my domain in order to have an email like contact@domain.com ! I am using Digital Ocean DNS so Gandi tell me to put in a zone file this :

pop 10800 IN CNAME access.mail.gandi.net. webmail 10800 IN CNAME agent.mail.gandi.net. smtp 10800 IN CNAME relay.mail.gandi.net. imap 10800 IN CNAME access.mail.gandi.net. @ 10800 IN MX 10 spool.mail.gandi.net. @ 10800 IN MX 50 fb.mail.gandi.net.

I add this to my db.domain.com in etc/bind directory (Debian) and also add to DNS control panel from Digital ocean.

Seems have somme errors when testing with this command : named-checkconf -z

zone domain.com/IN: loading from master file /etc/bind/db.domain.com failed: CNAME and other data zone epsilon-lyr.com/IN: not loaded due to errors.

or with nslookup :

** server can’t find espilon-lyr.com: NXDOMAIN

What i am doing wrong ? Thanks for your help.

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Zone file undo like before. Only DNS on Digital Ocean set.

Everything work fine.

Thank you :)

Ok, i can receive email at last on the email contact@domain.com … So it’s works. Seems to only have to set gandi’s CNAME and MX on Digital Ocean DNS panel and not on this zone file on bind. Still have errors (same) on it.

What do you think ?

I am using Digital Ocean DNS on Gandi name server. It 's ok. Working ?? Hum, will check that.

Many thanks Andrew. Coming back to you.