Use the 1&1 Control Panel to Manage Your Server's E-mail
Learn how to alter the DNS settings in order to create and manage e-mail accounts using the 1&1 Control Panel as opposed to managing a custom mail server on the server.
This article is only applicable to Dynamic Cloud Servers, Windows and Linux Dedicated Servers and VPS packages.
By default, the mail settings for a server are configured to route mail to the dedicated server and therefore expect that a mail system is set up and running on the server itself. For those who do not wish to take on the responsibility of configuring and maintaining a mail server themselves, there is an option to route mail to the 1&1 Mail Servers and manage e-mail addresses through the Control Panel.
to the 1&1 Control Panel
using your Customer ID OR domain name
and your password
If you have only one package, you will land on the Administration page. If you have more than one package, select the package in question to reach its Administration page.
Click the Manage domains
link from the Web Space panel.
Check the box next to a domain to select it. Click the DNS
button and select Edit DNS Settings
Click the Edit DNS Settings button
Here under Advanced DNS Settings choose 1&1 mail server
and click the OK
Select the 1&1 mail server and then click OK
Since this change will affect the DNS settings of your domain, it make take 24-48 hours for the DNS changes to propagate.