Knowledgebase: DNS
Can I create multiple MX records with the same MX level to get the mail sent to two different mail servers?
Posted by Darren Radsmith on 11 March 2006 09:13 PM

No, unfortunately this is not possible as the SMTP protocol does not operate in this fashion. A sending SMTP server will only send mail to one mail server (one MX record). If there are mutiple MX records with the same MX level/priority the sending SMTP server will send the email to one of them (round robin in nature).

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