AWS: pointing A record to load balancer on A record causes incoming email to stop functioning

by user75761   Last Updated March 07, 2017 22:04 PM

I have a webserver running on an EC2. On that EC2 I'm receiving email.

I've created a load balancer (ELB) directing traffic to EC2

In route 53: - UPDATED A record for to point to ELB - UPDATED CNAME record for to point to ELB

I kept the following records: MX record: * to point to 10 CNAME record: points to EC2

In this setup the load balancer is working, directing traffic to EC2.

However, if I send an email to [email protected] it doesn't reach EC2.

I'm pretty sure, I can set it up with a subdomain pointing to the loadbalancer, but I would prefer to have my main domain main point to the loadbalancer.

Hope somebody can help me out.

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