Melbourne IT - CNAME and MX records confirguration

Melbourne IT - Add CNAME Record for verification

If your domain is hosted with Melbourne IT, follow the forthcoming steps to configure MX Records for your Zoho Mail.

  1. Login to your Melbourne IT console
  2. Go to the Manage Domains page. All the domains you own will be listed.
  3. Navigate to the domain you want to add MX Records, and then click Edit DNS.
  4. Then, click Zone Manager.
  5. Click Add a zone record and select CNAME from the drop-down.
  6. Specify the Name as the code generated in your Zoho's domain verification page (Example: zb12345678).
  7. Specify Host as zmverify.zoho.com.
  8. Once done, click Add Record.

You have now added the CNAME successfully. You may have to wait for at least an hour for the changes to take effect in the DNS Servers. After an hour or two, login to your Zoho Mail Control Panel and click Verify. Once your domain is verified, you can start adding users and creating mail accounts.

Melbourne IT - Add MX Records for verification

If your domain is hosted with Melbourne IT, follow the forthcoming steps to configure MX Records for your Zoho Mail.

  1. Login to your Melbourne IT console
  2. Go to the Manage Domains page. All the domains you own will be listed.
  3. Navigate to the domain you want to add MX Records, and then click Edit DNS.
  4. Then, click Zone Manager.
  5. Click Add a zone record and select MX from the drop-down.
  6. You will have to add three different MX Records. For the first record, set Preference to 10Name to @, and Exchange to mx.zoho.com.
  7. After setting TTL, click Add Record.
  8. Select the MX Record option again, Name to @, enter 20  as the Preference and mx2.zoho.com and click Add Record.
  9. Select the MX Record option again, Name to @, enter 50 as the Preference and mx3.zoho.com and click Add Record.

You have now added the MX Records successfully. You may have to wait for at least 6 to 24 hours for the changes to take effect in the DNS Servers. After an hour or two, you will start receiving emails at your Zoho Account.

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