SOLVED Has anyone been able to do a MX record to gmail?

WebHostPro

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I have a customer who seems to have some sending issues with his domain. Cloudmark if you had to deal with them before i'm sure you know.

So we suggested using gmail for email.

I believe through Google apps there is a way to redirect the email so it's processed through gmail? I assume you would redirect the MX record. I can't find a working tutorial anywhere on the web.

Anyone pull this off with a cPanel account?

Thanks,
Charley
 

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Yes .. Google apps are charging $5/m for a single email address now , however you can create alias for the email ID so that may do the trick for you.
 

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You can't set MX records to a host if that host is not configured to handle mail for that domain.

Well, I suppose technically you can set the MX records for a domain name to anything. Expecting it to work is an entirely different thing.

Google's servers have to be configured to handle mail for your domain name. That's what signing up for Google Apps for your domain name does.
 

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They should give you instructions for how to set your MX records after you sign up. I think you also have to make some DNS changes to verify domain ownership.