Office 365 How-To

Steps 1: Gather information needed for the MX pointing

 

 

1. Login into Office 365 with the valid account 

 

2. Click on Admin 

 

3. Under Management, click on Domains

 

4. Proceed as instructed to add in the domain (Example: jaydenmoey.com)

 

5. Click on Pending Verification next to the domain

 

6. From the Verify domain page, records the address (Example 123xyz) information to proceed further.

 

 

 

Step 2: Create a new TXT or MX records for verification: 

 

 

TXT

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Record Type for TXT: @ or Empty 

 

TXT Value: MS=123xyz(May get once you have the records from office 365)

 

TTL: 3600

 

 

 

MX

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Hostname: @ or domain name

 

Value: 123xyz

 

Priority: Lower the value higher the priority (Example: 0)

 

TTL: 3600 

 

 

 

 

Step 3: Verify Domain

 

 

 

1. Login into Office 365 with the valid account 

 

2. Click on Admin 

 

3. Under Management, click on Domains

 

4. Proceed as instructed to add in the domain (Example: jaydenmoey.com)

 

5. Click on Pending Verification next to the domain

 

6. From the Verify domain page, click on verify

 

7. If verification successful, a dialog will appear to inform your that your domain has been added into your account

 

8. If verification failed, it means that your domain may need more time to propagate.

 

8. Click on Finish , and the domain shall be listed as Active

 

 

 

Steps 4: Add the MX records

 

 

Records type: MX

 

Priority: 0

 

Hostname: @

 

Destination Address: 123xyz

 

TTL: 3600

 

 

 

 

Steps 5: Add 4 CNAME records 

 

 

 

Note: Advisable to use 3600 seconds instead of 1 hours

 

 

Steps 6: Add in SPF records to prevent email spam 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steps 7: Add SRV records

 

 

 

 

 

 

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