Wilfried Mestdagh wrote:
> thanx Dz and Arno,
> 
> some more questions. What about the MXPreference? For example if I do a
> mx lookup for sonal.be it returns mail.sonal.be with value 10 and
> mxl.sonal.be with value 50. Does this mean one of the 2 is preferred?
> and if so the one with the lowest value or the highest one?

The one with the lowest numerical value is the preferred one.  In your 
case, "mxl.sonal.be" may be there for fault tolerance, in case the 
"main" server is down.  When they all have the same value, it's usually 
for load balancing, so you are free to pick the one with the lowest latency.

        dZ.

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