Cisco ProtectLink Security

Using NSLOOKUP to See Your MX records for ProtectLink Gateway Email Protection

Document ID: 109038

Updated: Dec 12, 2008



This article is one in a series to assist in the setup, troubleshooting, and maintenance of Cisco Small Business products (formerly Linksys Business Series).

Q. How can I use NSLOOKUP to see my MX records for ProtectLink Gateway Email Protection?


To retrieve the MX records using NSLOOKUP, please perform the following:

Step 1:
Open a command prompt.

Step 2:
Type "nslookup" and press Enter. You will see the following:

Default Server: <FQDN of your server>
Address: <server IP address>

Step 3:
Type "set type=mx" and press Enter.

Step 4:
Type the domain name that you want to look up and press Enter. The MX records of that domain will show up.

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Updated: Dec 12, 2008
Document ID: 109038