Configure Microsoft Office 365 DNS in cpanel

To set up Microsoft Office 365, login to cPanel, then add/update the following DNS records for the domain(s) in question (This is done under the "Advanced Zone Editor" menu):

example.ae.   300   MX    0 example-ae.mail.eo.outlook.com.
example.ae.   3600  TXT   MS=ms000000
autodiscover        3600  CNAME autodiscover.outlook.com.
example.ae.   3600  TXT   "v=spf1 include:outlook.com ~all"
_sip._tls                3600  SRV   100 1 443 sipdir.online.lync.com.
_sipfederation._tls   3600  SRV   100 1 5061  sipfed.online.lync.com.
sip                 3600  CNAME sipdir.online.lync.com.
lyncdiscover        3600  CNAME webdir.online.lync.com.

Notes:

  • The MS record shown in red is a number supplied by Microsoft as part of the verification rocess.
  • The MX record contains the domain name as a prefix, with periods replaced by hyphens.
Then, change the Email Routing setting down the bottom to "Remote Mail Exchanger".

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