Using NSLOOKUP to query and verify MX records

1) From a command prompt type ‘nslookup’.

2) By default this will connect to the client primary DNS server if you are required to change the DNS server, type the following, where x.x.x.x is the IP address of the DNS server

server x.x.x.x 

3) Type ‘set type = mx’ to configure the query type to be for MX records.

5) Type in the the email domain. For Example,

6) A list of MX records listed in the order of their preference, name server and host records details will be returned. 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s