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Mail.domain.com

I host my domain with godaddy.
I also have basic hosting with godaddy.
My site content is hosted elsewhere.

So in short.
My www cname is dmspub1.*******.com (third party)

my @ A record is 182.***.***.*** (third party)

Mail a record is 166.***.**.**.** (godaddy ip)

Mx record @ is mail.domain.com

Now the problem.
I wish to have mail running as it is but just want that anyone visiting mail.domain.com should either recieve a error or be redirected to domain.com

I am on shared hosting plan ( most cheap plan) so no whm access etc.

I tried various .htaccess codes but none works because I think mail.domain.com doesn't even visit .htaccess. How should I do it so that neither my mail server breaks nor does my website break but mail.domain.com stops showing the welcome (default godaddy) page.
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Re: Mail.domain.com

Hello @aviralhmv!

 

Thank you for posting! You should be able to create a CNAME for mail.domain.com. that points to whatever you'd like. If you'd like it to point to your site's IP or even your domain, you can do that. 

 

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