I have a website, recconsulting-services.com, which uses a Hostgator domain but it’s hosted here on Digital Ocean (i successfully redirected the DNS and finished propagation). I want to keep using the Hostgator email server to process emails but I am finding difficulties in doing so. How should I configure the email server? Everything I did was creating the email on Hostgator Cpanel (firstname.lastname@example.org) and (based on Hostgator support indications) then create a MX record that points to my Hostgator IP on Digital Ocean dashboard. Should I something else on top of it? e-mails are generally working (sending and receiving) but, for example:
Also, would you recommend to completely cut off any link with Hostgator and set up my own email on Digital Ocean? I read right here on the website that is not recommended . https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/why-you-may-not-want-to-run-your-own-mail-server
Apologies in advance if this may seem confusing but it’s the first time I deal with this kind of issue. I am available for questions and clarifications.
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