Forensics: How do you Trace an Email Server?

Tracing an Email Server is done through the MX record, much like tracing the web server through the DNS

Every domain, which has an email server, has an MX record. This tool (http://www.mxtoolbox.com/) does this simply and easily, with nothing more than the domain name.

To trace a specific email (from Hotmail) see this article

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