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What to do about email service for clients?

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alehrfeld
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2013-06-30 7:43 pm EST

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I have an InMotion VPS account which I will use to host websites for a few clients. But most of these clients are already using cheap (or free) POP mail services from providers like GoDaddy or 1&1. What is the best way to handle this situation? I don't want to deal with spam issues or troubleshooting their email questions.

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John-Paul
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2013-07-01 10:42 am EST
Hello alehrfeld,

Thank you for your question. You can allow them to host their email elsewhere, by pointing the 'A record' of a subdomain (for example: mail.domain.com), to the IP address of their mail server.

Then, pointing their MX record to the subdomain, for example:
0 mail.domain.com

This will direct all their mail to the server the 'A record' is pointed to.

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.
Thank you,

-John-Paul

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