Question on MX Records

  • From: Gene O'Brien <Gene@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2003 14:50:15 -0400

Hi All,
I'm setting up GFI Mail Essentials for use with our Exchange 5.5 server.
This cannot be on the same server unless you're using Exchange 2000, so i'm
installing it on our Web Server machine (I don't have the budget to put up a
new server, and this should serve the purpose).
Our DNS's MX record currently points to   (the domain is
I guess I need to change that to the web server (and leave
as the fallback), right?  Would I have the entry just read something like
this:    mail exchanger = 10 <>    mail exchanger = 20 
Anyone have any help on this?  I'm new to messing with MX records!

Gene O'Brien
Network Administrator
Three Cities Research

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