- Go to Start > Run and type
- At a command prompt, type
nslookup, and then press Enter.
- Type server
<IP address>,where IP address is the IP address of your external DNS server
set q=MX, and then press Enter
<domain name>, where domain name is the name of your domain, and then press Enter. The MX record for the domain you entered should be displayed. If the MX record is not displayed as below, DNS is not configured properly.
The example below shows how MX records appear for the fictitious domain, example.com.
Default Server: box.local
> server 184.108.40.206
Default Server: dns.google
> set q=mx
example.com MX preference = 10, mail exchanger = mx1.emailforwardmx.com
example.com MX preference = 20, mail exchanger = mx2.emailforwardmx.com