LKBEN10945: How to resolve MX records from a dns server.


You would like to know the MX record for a certain domain.




You can use the command host:

host has address mail is handled by 10 mail is handled by 20

This will show you which servers are responsible for your mail. 


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

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