FAQ & Support - Use eclipso mailserver with your own domain - Customize MX-Record
Use eclipso mailserver with your own domain - Customize MX-Record
You have hosted your website with another provider, but want to use the e-mails via your eclipso e-mail account? In order for you to send and receive your e-mails via our server, the corresponding MX record must be changed at your web hosting provider. The corresponding settings are administered in the DNS settings of the domain.
If necessary, ask your web hosting provider before making changes to the DNS settings, and please refer to your provider's notes and instructions!
eclipso Use mail server with own domain (foreign domain) - adjust MX-Record - this is how it works:
In the domain settings of your webhosting provider you make the following changes for the MX-Record. With the entries you determine which mail server is responsible for receiving e-mails for your domain.
Our recommendation: Create a backup of your previous mailbox before switching!
Please make the following changes to the MX record:
Name us (best before conversion) your domain including top-level domain (e.g. yourdomain.com) and the time of conversion. We make the necessary settings in your account.
Note: Your changes are immediately effective with eclipso. Due to the decentralized structure of the Domain Name System, it can take up to 24 hours until the change becomes effective everywhere.
Configure e-mail addresses
In the Settings - Alias addresses menu you will find your domain after the successful configuration. The domain can be used as sender AND recipient.
Set default e-mail address
In the Settings - Preferences menu you can now set the default sender address. After registration you will find your @eclipso address here by default.
Send and receive e-mail
If the MX record was successfully adjusted, all e-mails to your domain or to your e-mail addresses will automatically be forwarded to our mail servers. Our mail servers deliver incoming e-mails directly.
Use e-mail with an e-mail client (Apple Mail, Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird or similar)
Inbox server: mail.eclipso.de
Outbox server: mail.eclipso.de
User: Your e-mail address
Password: Your password