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Set a default Email Routing parameter

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussion' started by lgurret, Sep 3, 2014.

  1. lgurret

    lgurret Registered

    Sep 3, 2014
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    Hi everyone,

    I need help about MX entry configuration on WHM, regarding Email Routing.

    1) Indeed, is there a way to assign the "Automatically Detect Configuration" for Email Routing for a specific package on WHM ? or by default for each user ?
    If not, is there a command we can send to change it manually from the server for all users ?

    I have seen that we can select it during account creation but our accounts are created externally so it doesn't help.

    2) Moreover, if we use the "DNS Template" and set an external MX but on the cPanel user interface the email routing option is set to "Local Mail Exchanger", what will happen ? Is the option will be ignored by cPanel ?

    I found old threads on the forum about that but no one has answers.

    Thanks !
  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    1. The following command is available:

    However, here is the warning when running this script:

    You can use the "mxcheck" parameter when creating an account with our API:

    WHM API1 - createacct

    2. It's important to choose the correct mail routing option so the domain name is properly placed in the /etc/localdomains or /etc/remotedomains file. Otherwise, conflicts will arise with email sent from PHP scripts hosted under the account on the cPanel server, or mail sent from other domain names on the same cPanel server.

    Thank you.
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