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Edit MX without turning off exim hosting.

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by JohnFrink, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. JohnFrink

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    We are trying to test an off-site spam and virus filter. The system works by us pointing MX to another server that marks up and filters the email. That server forwards the mail to our server.

    I setup exim to accept from the host using /etc/alwaysrelay . I telnet to port 25 on that host and tested sending a message and it came through fine.

    Then we updated MX using cpanel. A message like the following was show:

    Reconfiguring Local Mail: This server will NOT serve as the primary mail exchanger for foo.net's mail.

    Is there a way in cpanel to edit the MX without turning off local mail hosting?
     
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    tick the box at the bottom of the dns zone editor....
     
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    There is a checkbox labeled "Always accept mail locally even if the primary mx does not point to this server".
     
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