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  • Map G Suite to Subdomain

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        Nathan Parker

        I currently have a test Microsoft 365 account I created mapped to a domain. I am considering also setting up a test G Suite account, but I’d like to map all of G Suite’s services (including the Gmail MX records) to a subdomain (so How would I go about doing that when creating the DNS records?

        One reason why I’m looking at this approach is some schools I will be consulting with use Microsoft 365 for faculty and G Suite for students (faculty accounts being on a root domain and student accounts being on a student subdomain(, so I want to get a feel for setting up a test environment.


        Nathan Parker

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        Paul T
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        Sub domains must exist in your DNS and the authentication is a text record. The sub domain A record will point to the Google IP and the MX to the Google mail IP. You will also need a mail.subdomain with an SPF text record. There are variations, of course.
        This is the same as using a root domain.

        cheers, Paul

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        Nathan Parker

        Great to know it’s that simple. Thanks a bunch. That should do what I need if I do set this up.

        Nathan Parker

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