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setting up home email server

I have a domain "" and have a email server setup at home and a Static IP from Cox

what are the essential setting in Godaddys: DNS setting to send and receive email at home


MX record




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Re: setting up home email server

Hi @kdmiller45. Based on what you've said, I'm guessing you're planning on using GoDaddy nameservers to manage your DNS. As far as essentials go, you'll need at least an MX record and an A record that supports it. For example, if you want to use as your MX record, then you'd need to create an A record for "mail" that points to the IP of your mail server. You'll probably also want to create an SPF record. Hope that helps.


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