[Pdns-users] need help with Google Apps (Mail) + PowerDNS

Christian Tellnes christian at tellnes.no
Thu May 14 07:16:37 UTC 2009

2009/5/13 - Simon - <kentor at gmail.com>:
> I have a small problem with MX records. We are using Google Apps for web
> application's email needs and we've already set everything up. We can now
> send emails from @ourdomainname.com but we cannot receive them. To do so, we
> need to change some MX records as instructed on Google but they do not give
> any guidance for PowerDNS + PowerAdmin and nobody online uses this combo so
> I can't find any help. Basically if you go to
> https://www.google.com/a/ourdomainname.com/ and then login, and then click
> on the link "Activate email" right below the email icon, you will see the
> set of instructions that I'm trying to follow (if you create a Google Apps
> account or already have one or you can view the exact page by going to
> "http://www.forum.optymalizacja.com/lofiversion/index.php/t25816.html", you
> will see it in the quote. ). The thing is that when I enter the first value
> into PowerDNS, I get "Error: You are using an invalid top level domain.".
> There are step by step instructions for GoDaddy but not for PowerDNS. Any
> help would be really appreciated. Thanks!

PDNS recognize not the TLD if you write it with capital letters. This
you can easily fix by typing it in lowercase.

10 aspmx.l.google.com
20 alt1.aspmx.l.google.com
20 alt2.aspmx.l.google.com
30 aspmx2.googlemail.com
30 aspmx3.googlemail.com
30 aspmx4.googlemail.com
30 aspmx5.googlemail.com

Mvh. Christian Vaagland Tellnes
http://vixile.com/ - http://christian.tellnes.com/

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