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Which of the following does a DNS MX record provide for a given domain?

Which of the following does a DNS MX record provide for a given domain?

  • The name of the inbound email server for that domain
  • The web server details of the domain
  • Outgoing email server for the domain
  • Microsoft Exchange related information for the domain 

 
Which of the following does a DNS MX record provide for a given domain?

EXPLANATION

Mail eXchanger (MX) records specify a mail server responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient's domain, and a preference value used to prioritize mail delivery if multiple mail servers are available. The set of MX records of a domain name specifies how email should be routed with the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP).

SOURCE

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MX_record
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