[BlueOnyx:01548] Re: E-mail and FTP problem

Robert Fitzpatrick lists at webtent.net
Tue Jun 30 12:38:14 PET 2009

On Tue, 2009-06-30 at 11:28 -0600, Rodrigo Ordonez Licona wrote:
> We have been using this approach succesfully for years without problems.
> We have a BO(and before that a bq) that hosts the website and email is
> handled by exchange servers and also lotus notes servers.

We do a lot of this as well.

> To achieve this, we found usefull to have the domain.com A record to point
> to the Email server and www.domain.com A record pointing to the BO server.
> Aditionally the MX record that points correctly to the A record.
> At the exchange server we have a redirect html file that sends whoever
> browses to domain.com to www.domain.com, some customers use this address to
> publish webmail services on exchange or lotus notes.

Why? You could do away with this by just creating mail.domain.com as the
A record for the MX and pointed to your mail server for webmail, etc.
Then just use domain.com A record to the same IP as www.domain.com.


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