Changing MX Records in Parallels Plesk Panel

In order to navigate to the DNS Editor in your Plesk Panel, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Log into Plesk.
  2. Under Hosting Services, click on tab Websites & Domains.
  3. DNS on Parallels Plesk Panel

  4. Find the domain to be edited, and click on the corresponding Control Panel link on the far right.
  5. Click the Websites & Domains tab.
  6. Click the DNS Settings link.
  7. Click on [Manage] to select the appropriate domain.

MX Records

To edit an MX record:

  1. Click on the existing MX Record under Host to edit.
  2. Change the Record type to MX (if necessary).
  3. Mail domain should be left blank.
  4. Set the Mail exchange server to the name of your mail server (for example mx0.perimeter.email).
  5. Priority Number(s) would be provided by the party who gave you the mail exchange server; first of all we will define as, very high(0) exchange server: mx0.perimeter.email, adding the other exchange servers with lower priority.
    • very high(0) exchange server: mx00.perimeter.email
    • high(10) exchange server: mx01.perimeter.email
    • low(20) exchange server: mx02.perimeter.email.
    • if you want add your own excange mail server as failback, you can add it with priority 50. In plesk tipically mail.yourdomain.com: very low(50) exchange server: mail.domain.com.
  6. After making your changes, click OK.

The changes to the DNS Records will take between 4 to 8 hours to update worldwide.

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