Today, we’re going to work through setting up MXGuardDog on a Windows based hosting account (Personal Class ASP, Business Class ASP, Reseller Class ASP, VPS Class, ASP and Dedicated class ASP) in order to protect you from inbound spam.
This video goes over the whole process, I have also attached instructions below, that are a bit more detailed. http://www.mxguarddog.com/videos.domainsetup/
1) Sign up for MXGuardDog (free!):
2) Check your email, you will get an email that looks like this:
Click the link and set up the account:
After that, you’ll get another email that looks like this:
3) Log into the MXGuardDog portal with the credentials that were emailed to you:
And you will see a page that looks like this:
Red icons indicate steps that we have not completed, so let’s proceed:
4) Click on Your Email Servers:
Enter your mail server details, these are sent to you in your accounts welcome email, you can find them in the billing.arvixe.com portal under “Hosting Accounts”. Alternatively, you can contact support and just ask for the name of the server your account is on.
Click save, and at the top click on MXGuarddog Servers:
5) On this page we’re following the general guide:
Log into your Website Panel, click on domains:
Click on the domain you want to edit:
Click edit DNS Zone:
Use the red X in the circle icon to remove any existing DNS zones that are of the MX type:
Then, click Add Record:
Change type to MX and enter the data from the previous MXGuardDog page, one at a time, until you’ve added them all:
***Keep in mind that any additional email addresses you add to your control panel, and want to have protected need to be added to the Email Addresses section of MXGuardDog, the rest of the steps do not need to be repeated.
1) Click on the Email Addresses section:
2) Click add a new email:
3) Add the email address, and click Add Email: