What is MX Forwarding?

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Data Loss Prevention Network Prevent for Email

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Vontu DLP version 10.0

What is MX Forwarding?

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MX forwarding is the ability to perform MX record lookups to obtain MTA host names and preferences.

There are basically two components;

The first is the query to obtain DNS MX records for a domain in priority order.

The second is load balancing and fail over based on prioritized DNS MX records.

 See also TECH221279