E-mail has become a mission critical service on the Internet, if you loose your mail server for short or long period of time. Every user wants their mail to be delivered, loosing our email is more important than loosing internet access. MX Backup Service gives you peace of mind by queuing your mail when your primary mail server is unavailable.
How the Domaincheck MX Backup Service works
When your mail server is offline, the two mail backup servers will begin to queue your messages. When you mail server comes back online, our mail backup servers will automatically attempt to redeliver your mail. Delivery attempts are made every few minutes.
What are the MX Records
Short for mail exchange record, an entry in a domain name database that identifies the mail server that is responsible for handling e-mails for that domain name.
When more than one MX record is entered for any single domain name that is using more than one mail server, the MX record can be prioritized with a preference number that indicates the order in which the mail servers should be used. This enables the use of primary and backup mail servers.