How do I register my own mail server?

If you want to create your own mail server, please read these instructions, how you can enter it.

Step 1

On our homepage at, click on My Login at the top right and select "Customer Area" to log in.

You will reach the login form by entering your customer number or e-mail address and your customer password and then clicking on the "Login" button.


Step 2

You are now in your customer area. In the left navigation click on the navigation point "Domains".


Step 3

In the domain overview, select the domain for which you want to change the IP address. Click on "Configuration" for the desired domain.


Step 4

On the detail page of the desired domain, click on the menu item "Checkdomain Nameserver".


Optional step if web hosting is used

First the e-mail server of Checkdomain must be deactivated. Select in the pull-down menu "Individual configuration via MX-Records".

This step is only necessary if the domain is used in a web hosting package with checkdomain.


Step 5

Afterwards you can make the desired entries under professional settings.

Select as type "MX" and enter the address of your mail server (in our example: in the text field. The already existing standard MX entry must be deleted if you have your own mail server you want to use.


Confirm your entries by clicking on the "Save" button.


Important note:

The nameservers are managed independently.

The data is saved on the name servers immediately. It can take approx. 2 - 6 hours for the change to take effect on the name servers.

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