Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Google Apps MX records in WHM

Log in to your WHM account.

Click on DNS Functions.

Click Edit DNS Zone.
In the box on the right, select the domain you want to edit, and then click Edit.

Delete the existing MX record entry.

In the first box, enter your domain name (e.g. example.com).

Don't change the second box.

Select MX from the drop-down menu.

In the box to the right of the drop-down menu, enter 10 as the priority value.

In the next box, enter enter ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM.

Repeat steps six through eight for the rest of the MX record entries listed below.

Add new entries in the Add New Entries Below this Line section.

NOTE: Make sure each entry is entered exactly as it appears in the following table. Each record must have the trailing dot.

Priority     Mail Server
10         ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM.

Select the option Remote mail Exchanger

Then Click save.

Your MX records are now configured to point to Google. Keep in mind that changes to MX records may take up to 48 hours to propagate throughout the Internet.

You can check if it is correctly configured by the command :

dig +trace domainname mx

The result will display the respected Mx value listed above

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