What function does MX forwarding perform?

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Article ID: 160462

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Data Loss Prevention Network Prevent for Email

Issue/Introduction

What needs does MX Forwarding address?

Resolution

The ability to use MX forwarding enables the support of integration with an ISP MTA as well as support for load balancing and failover of downstream MTAs.

Benefits of this feature include:

  • Lowering costs by eliminating the need for an additional MTA hardware footprint
  • Increasing performance by implementing the load balancing and failover functionalities
  • Enabling the integration with SaaS email security providers

See also KB Article 50868