Office 365 DNS records mysteries (Recommendations)

 

These are records you can request to add now for Office 365 services:

Hosted at: NS1 NS2 (Check in who is tools or MXtoolbox) (Do not move your NS records to the Microsoft.com at all cost)

Record Type HOST Points to TTL
CNAME lyncdiscover webdir.online.lync.com 3600
CNAME msoid clientconfig.microsoftonline-p.net 3600
CNAME sip sipdir.online.lync.com 3600
CNAME enterpriseregistration enterpriseregistration.windows.net 3600
CNAME enterpriseenrollment enterpriseenrollment.manage.microsoft.com 3600

 

Record Type Name Target Protocol Service Priority Weight Port TTL
SRV @ sipdir.online.lync.com _tls _sip 100 1 443 3600
SRV @ sipfed.online.lync.com _tcp _sipfederationtls 100 1 5061 3600

 

 

The edits below are for Future Reference.  (These will redirect your E-mail to Office 365)

These are for later if you Migrate your Mailboxes and Email Services to Office 365 from your current provider.  Below is reference link detailing what each record entry does and how it relates to Office 365 services.

 

Record Type HOST Points to TTL
CNAME autodiscover autodiscover.outlook.com 3600
TXT @ v=spf1 include:spf.protection.outlook.com -all 3600
MX @ YOURDOMAIN-COM.mail.protection.outlook.com 3600
CNAME mail outlook.office365.com 3600
CNAME webmail outlook.office365.com 3600

 

 

Microsoft Support Reference:

Create DNS records for Office 365 at any DNS hosting provider

https://support.office.com/en-za/article/Create-DNS-records-for-Office-365-at-any-DNS-hosting-provider-7b7b075d-79f9-4e37-8a9e-fb60c1d95166?ui=en-US&rs=en-ZA&ad=ZA#BKMK_add_CNAME

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