how to check domain mx records with nslookup

Hi,

So I have this client whom recently moved to Google Apps and I wanted to make sure if she has setup her mx records properly for her domain as she complaining about the email issue. Thus I thought it could be useful to post this quick tip here.

Lets get to the job, if you are linux open your Terminal and if you are on Windows launch Command Prompt.

You first need to launch nslookup tool by typing “nslookup”. Then you will need to tell nslookup to look for mx records by giving it “set q=MX” option, and in the end type the domain name you want to be checked.

So an example of the whole process will be :

 

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