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New Account MX records

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by kemhof, May 15, 2008.

  1. kemhof

    kemhof Member

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    In a previous Version of WHM/Cpanel - when I created a new account it would automatically set the MX record to MAIL.DOMAIN.COM

    Now when I create an account it sets the MX record to: DOMAIN.COM.

    Pardon the newb question but how do I reverse this/modify this so that it automatically sets the MX record to MAIL.DOMAIN.COM ?
     
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    Stefaans Well-Known Member

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    Use the Zone Templates function in WHM ;)
     
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    Duh!

    Thank you. I should have known that.
     
  4. kemhof

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    I edited the standard zone template. Modifying the MX line from:
    %domain%. IN MX 0 %domain%.

    to:

    %domain%. IN MX 0 mail.%domain%.

    however the MX records for new accounts still use domain.com instead of mail.domain.com.

    what am I doing wrong? I've tried a couple of combinations, and they either return errors or just don't work.
     
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    rhenderson Well-Known Member

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    Try the "Zone Template: standardvirtualftp"
     
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