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MX Records: The Postmasters of Email Delivery

In the world of electronic communication, the Mail Exchange (MX) Records play an invaluable role. They are designated within a domain’s DNS settings to dictate which mail servers are authorized to accept emails on its behalf. When someone sends an email to [email protected], the sending server first inspects the MX records of example.com. These records not only reveal the address of the mail server but also have an associated priority. If multiple MX records exist, the server with the lowest preference number is attempted first. Read everything you need to know about the MX record!