Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is a validation system, that is used to stop the so-called email spoofing where an e-mail message is sent from one e-mail, but to seem as being sent from a different one, ordinarily with the idea to scam the recipient for some reason. If SPF protection is activated for a domain name, a special record is created for it in the Domain Name System and all the DNS servers globally get it. The record contains all email servers that are allowed to send valid messages from an address under the domain. When a message is sent, the very first DNS server it encounters checks the SPF record and in case its sending server is authorized, the message is forwarded to the targeted receiver. When, however, the sending server doesn't exist in the SPF record for the given domain, the email message will not be forwarded and it will be removed. In case you employ this solution, it'll stop third parties from sending spam e-mails which appear to have been sent from you.

SPF Protection in Cloud Hosting

You can activate the SPF protection service for your domain names with only a couple of clicks inside the Hepsia Control Panel, which is provided with our Linux cloud hosting. This is done from the section with the same name and you're able to allow the protection for each and every domain name hosted on our advanced cloud platform. Using a really handy interface, all you have to type in is the hostname of the mail server which will be permitted to send out messages from your email addresses and its IPv4 or IPv6 address. Of course, you are able to include several servers too, if needed. When your e-mails are handled on our end, you may also employ an even more secure option by placing a restriction that email messages can be sent only if your domains have our MX records. This alternative can't be used if your web site is hosted here, but the email addresses are with a third-party supplier. In either case, the SPF protection solution will definitely enhance your web protection and stop other people from spoofing your e-mail addresses.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you host your domain names in a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you'll be able to use the SPF protection feature as part of the conventional set of services that you'll get with this kind of website hosting. Enabling the protection will require only a couple of simple steps inside the Hepsia Control Panel, so even when you have never used this type of function before, you will not have any kind of problems. Through an exceptionally user-friendly interface, you'll simply have to enter the information of the mail server that will be certified to send messages from your email addresses - its hostname (mail.server.com) and IP address (IPv4 or IPv6). As soon as the newly created record propagates, no one will be able to forge any email address for that particular domain name and send out emails from a server other than the one you have typed in. This does not specifically have to be our mail server, still in case we manage your email messages, you'll be able to activate an extra level of security by selecting an option that emails can be send out from addresses @your-domain.com only in case the domain uses our MX records. Our tech support crew will be able to assist you 24/7 in case you have any kind of questions related to this service.