mxchecker - Utility script for detecting what MX routing logic will be used by cPanel for a given domain.
mxchecker.pl [options] -domain=[fqdn.tld] -user=[cpuser]
Specify which domain's MX records to reference.
Specify the cPanel account name that owns the domain.
optional Produce output similar to that rendered by WHM's "Edit MX Entry" interface.
optional Output dumps of the various data structures that are used to produce the final output.
This option requires
Data::Dumper to be in your Perl path.
optional Print a brief help masasge and exits.
optional Full documentation for this utility.
mxchecker.pl is designed as a simple CLI utility for custom MX applications on the cPanel web hosting platform.
It is a very close approximation of the read operations performed within WHM's "Edit MX Entry" interface.
Because cPanel allows an administrator to select
auto when defining MX routing, it becomes problematic when a
non-cpanel process needs to determine if a given domain's MX will receive
Normal output will be one of three values:
Mail will be accepted and delivered locally.
Mail will be accepted locally, but not delivered.
Mail will be remotely delivered.
If -verbose is passed then a human, English string will be output. This message string is equvalent to that produced in WHM's "Edit MX Entry" interface after saving the configuration.
If -debug is passed,
Data::Dumper will be used to dump the data structures that are used to evaluate the MX routing logic.
If -domain or -user is omitted, the -help option, along with a note,
will be sent to
STDERR and the script will
No output will be send to
LICENSE & COPYRIGHT
Copyright (c) 2011, cPanel, Inc. All rights reserved.
This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See perlartistic.
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