Get mail hosts (DNS information) only.


Use this command to retrieve the mail records associated with a domain name.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on

This command is not implemented on


The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • The domain name must belong to this account.
  • The domain must use eNom’s domain name servers.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:


Parameter Status Description Max Size
UID Required Account login ID 20
PW Required Account password 20
SLD Required Second-level domain name (for example, enom in 63
TLD Required Top-level domain name (extension) 15
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
HostNameX Host name. For theHost name. For the GetMailHosts command, this is mail.sld.tld
RecordTypeX Record type. Permitted values are MXE (email forwarding) or MX (POP3 mail).
AddressX IP address of eNom’s mail forwarding service.
MXPrefX Preference level: the lower this value, the higher priority this service. Default value is 10.
ServiceSelect The identification number of the email service for this domain.
1048 no email
1051 email forwarding ("easy" mail)
1054 user configured
1105 user simplified
1114 enable POP Mail
Command Name of command executed
ErrCount The number of errors if any occurred. If greater than 0 check the Err(1 to ErrCount) values.
ErrX Error messages explaining the failure. These can be presented as is back to the client.
Done True indicates this entire response has reached you successfully.



  • The default response format is plain text. To receive the response in HTML or XML format, send ResponseType=HTML or ResponseType=XML in your request.
  • Check the return parameter ErrCount. If greater than 0 the transaction failed. The parameter Err(ErrCount) can be presented to the client. Otherwise process the returned parameters as defined above.