This section describes how to create an email address and set up a DNS server.
If you already have an email address to use with your web service, this step is not necessary.
This section describes the case of creating a new email address at the same time as the Web service.
General procedure for creating an email address
Get a domain
For information on how to get a domain, refer to the article on getting a domain name and setting up a DNS server.
Rent a shared rental server
The easiest way to get an email address is to rent a rental server with the ability to create an email address.
If the service that provides the domain has an email address creation service, you can also use it.
Log in to the management screen
Log in to the management screen.
Find out the IP address of the shared rental server
Go to the page where the IP address of the shared rental server is posted and make a note of the IP address. Make a note of the IP address as shown below.
DNS server mail settings
Set the mail of the DNS server.
A record settings
Set the A record in the subdomain "mail". Set the IP address of the shared rental server you checked earlier.
MX record settings
Set the MX record. This is a setting to enable domain resolution of the notation "firstname.lastname@example.org".
Email settings for shared rental server
It is a mail setting on the shared rental server.
Add domain name
Add the domain name "perlclub.net" from the Add Domain Name item.
Add email address
Create a new email address from Add Email Address.
#Personal email address email@example.com #Support email address firstname.lastname@example.org
Email client settings
After completing the settings on the shared rental server side, you can send and receive emails with the email client.
Use a search engine to search for "email client" to download and configure your favorite email client.
If you can send and receive emails, the settings are complete.