New to plusnet, can send but not recieve E-mail

  mrwoowoo 23:06 15 Mar 2011
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Been trying to sort ma in-laws Plusnet broadband which was activated today.
Her E-mail address can send E-mails but not receive any even if i click reply to the ones she sends.
The message bounces back and says 'DNS Error: Domain name not found'

  TonyV 23:43 15 Mar 2011

I am with Plusnet, so have a look at your Account and under Servers you should see Incoming mail as mail.plus.net and the Outgoing mail should be relay.plus.net.

The e mail user name is a bit strange as well, mine is listed as my surname, all lower case.

Hope this helps

TonyV

  mrwoowoo 02:59 16 Mar 2011

Thanks for the reply.
The servers were correct,But Plusnet said there hadn't set up the E-mail from there end and it would take 20-30mins.
The outgoing mail did take about 30 mins but the incoming mail has finally started working after about 6 hrs. Lol.

  bobpullen 13:11 16 Mar 2011

Hi Tony,

It'll have taken that long for the DNS records to propagate.

Glad to hear it's all working though.

Best regards,

Bob Pullen
Plusnet

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