MX (Mail eXchanger) records are like an address for your domain’s email. The MX record tells the rest of the internet where to send your email.
Traceroute is an application that traces the path data takes from one computer to another. Basically a traceroute is a map that shows what stops or locations that data must pass through in order to go from one computer to another.
To be an effective troubleshooting tool, the traceroute needs to be run from a computer experiencing the problem while the problem is occurring. Continue reading “How to Use Traceroute”