Article ID: 125882, created on Jun 15, 2015, last review on Jun 15, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk 11.5 for Linux


How may I know the exact mail server name for my domain?


You may get the name of the mail server getting the MX record of the domain using the following command (on linux):

# dig mx

; <<>> DiG 9.8.2rc1-RedHat-9.8.2-0.10.rc1.el6_3.5 <<>> mx
;; global options: +cmd
;; Got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 57173
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 2, AUTHORITY: 4, ADDITIONAL: 10

;                      IN      MX

;; ANSWER SECTION:               811     IN      MX      10               811     IN      MX      10

Where is domain you would like to know mail server for.

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