Autodiscover is a service that allows users to easily configure their email client knowing only their email address and password. E-mail clients that make use of Autodiscover include Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2011, Mac Mail, Entourage 2008 WSE and many smartphones.
To benefit using Autodiscover to setup your mailbox with only username and password, create the following DNS records for VirtueMail.
Add MX records
- mercury1.vs01.net Priority 10
- bmx.vs01.net Priority 20
Add TXT record for SPF to help prevent email spam
- v=spf1 mx a include:_spf.vs01.net ~all
Add CNAME records
- autodiscover.your-domain-name to address: autodiscover.vs01.net
Add Service (SRV) records
- Hostname: _autodiscover._tcp , Priority 0 , Weight 0 Port 443 Address: mercury1.vs01.net