Create DNS records at easyDNS for Office 365

Check the Domains FAQ if you don't find what you're looking for.

You'll need to add all of the following DNS records at your registrar's website to route mail to Office 365, use your domain for Teams and Skype for Business, and so on.

Note

SRV Records are currently NOT available under all easyDNS service packages. You may need to upgrade to a higher service level with easyDNS to add SRV records which are required for Office 365 Skype for Business.

Verify that you own the domain with a TXT record

  1. Go to https://cp.easydns.com/manage/domains/ and log in with your credentials.

  2. Under the all domains heading, click on dns.

    Click dns to view DNS associated to the domain

  3. Under the TXT records heading, click the edit button (wrench icon).

    Click the wrench icon to edit the DNS settings

  4. Enter the following records in the text fields:

    Host Text
    @
    MS=msXXXXXXXX (Use the value provided to you on the Admin Center Domains page)
  5. Choose NEXT.

    Next

  6. Check to make sure the record is correct, and then choose CONFIRM.

    Confirm

  7. Wait a few minutes before you continue, so that the record you just created can propagate across the Internet and be detected by Office 365.

  8. Now that you've added the record at your domain registrar's site, you'll go back to Office 365 and request Office 365 to look for the record.

  9. In the Admin Center, choose Setup > Domains

  10. On the Domains page, choose the domain that you are verifying.

  11. On the Setup page, choose Start setup.

  12. On the Verify domain page, choose Verify.

Add an MX record to route email to Office 365

  1. Go to https://cp.easydns.com/manage/domains/ and log in with your credentials.

  2. Under the all domains heading, click on dns.

    Click dns to view DNS associated to the domain

  3. Under the MX records heading, click the edit button (wrench icon).

    Click the wrench icon to edit the DNS settings

  4. Enter the following records in the text fields:

    MAIL FOR ZONE MAIL SERVER PREF
    @
    <domain-key>.mail.protection.outlook.com (Get your <domain-key> value from the Admin Center Domains page)
    0
  5. If you want to save your other MX records for backup purposes, copy them down somewhere. Before moving on, remove all other MX records here.

  6. Choose NEXT.

    Next

  7. Check to make sure the record is correct, and then choose CONFIRM.

    Confirm

Add the required CNAME records

  1. Go to https://cp.easydns.com/manage/domains/ and log in with your credentials.

  2. Under the all domains heading, click on dns.

    Click dns to view DNS associated to the domain

  3. Under the CNAME/Alias records heading, click the edit button (wrench icon).

    Click the wrench icon to edit the DNS settings

  4. Enter the following records in the text fields:

    HOST Address (Must end with a ".")
    autodiscover
    autodiscover.outlook.com.
    sip
    sipdir.online.lync.com.
    lyncdiscover
    webdir.online.lync.com.
    msoid
    clientconfig.microsoftonline-p.net.
    enterpriseregistration
    enterpriseregistration.windows.net.
    enterpriseenrollment
    enterpriseenrollment.manage.microsoft.com.
  5. Choose NEXT.

    Next

  6. Check to make sure the record is correct, and then choose CONFIRM.

    Confirm

Add a TXT record for SPF to help prevent email spam

  1. Go to https://cp.easydns.com/manage/domains/ and log in with your credentials.

  2. Under the all domains heading, click on dns.

    Click dns to view DNS associated to the domain

  3. Under the TXT records heading, click the edit button (wrench icon).

    Click the wrench icon to edit the DNS settings

  4. Enter the following records in the text fields:

    Host Text
    @
    v=spf1 include:spf.protection.outlook.com -all
  5. Choose NEXT.

    Next

  6. Check to make sure the record is correct, and then choose CONFIRM.

    Confirm

Add the two SRV records that are required for Office 365

Note

SRV Records are currently NOT available under easyDNS' Domain Plus service level. You may need to upgrade to a higher service level with easyDNS to add SRV records.

  1. Go to https://cp.easydns.com/manage/domains/ and log in with your credentials.

  2. Under the all domains heading, click on dns.

    Click dns to view DNS associated to the domain

  3. Under the SRV records heading, click the edit button (wrench icon).

    Click the wrench icon to edit the DNS settings

  4. Enter the following records in the text fields:

    SERVICE PROTO HOST PRI WGT PORT TARGET(Must end with a ".") TTL
    _sip
    TLS
    @
    100
    1
    443
    sipdir.online.lync.com.
    1800
    _sipfederationtls
    TCP
    @
    100
    1
    5061
    sipfed.online.lync.com.
    1800
  5. Choose NEXT.

    Next

  6. Check to make sure the record is correct, and then choose CONFIRM.

    Confirm