Domain pointing to external MX on Plesk

If you are using external MX record and also using Linux environment for your Plesk server, then you need tweak settings in Plesk panel. To change the settings follow the below guidelines:

It will take some time to propagate the changes made in the DNS.

The above settings must eliminate the entry for the domain from the below two “qmail” server configuration files.

After exclusion of above two entries, your Plesk server will search for the external email server for the domain by fetching MX records from its DNS.

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