Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is a verification system, that is used to stop the so-called e-mail spoofing where an e-mail message is sent from one email, but to seem as being sent from a different one, usually with the objective to scam the recipient in some way. If SPF protection is activated for a domain, a special record is generated for it in the Domain Name System and all of the DNS servers around the world get it. The record features all the email servers that are permitted to send authentic messages from an e-mail address within the domain. When an e-mail is sent, the first DNS server it encounters verifies the SPF record and if the sending server is authorized, the message is sent to the targeted receiver. When, however, the sending server is not included in the SPF record for the given domain, the email message will not be forwarded and it'll be removed. Whenever you employ this solution, it'll prevent third parties from sending spam emails that seem to have been sent by you.
SPF Protection in Cloud Hosting
The SPF protection option is accessible by default with every single cloud hosting package that we supply and you will be able to use it with ease in order to protect the email addresses for each domain name hosted as part of your account. The service is managed through the Emails section of our outstanding, albeit easy-to-navigate Hepsia Control Panel. What is needed to enable the protection is to type the IP of the mail server and its hostname -, for example. When the protection is active, only this server will be able to send email messages from e-mails made under the domain name that you have picked. Your e-mail addresses may be taken care of by another supplier, but in case that we take care of them along with your website, you can enable an option for your email messages to be sent only if the domain uses our MX records. This solution provides you with even better security as exclusively our server will be certified to send e-mails from your mailboxes and you will have better control. When you have any questions or if you have any sort of difficulties with this service, you'll be able to contact our technical support team anytime and they will give you a hand immediately.
SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers
The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which comes with all of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting service, provides you with an exceptionally intuitive interface to enable the SPF protection service for every domain name that you host in your new account. A few clicks in the Emails section of Hepsia will be enough for that and you'll only have to type in the hostname and the IP address of the mail server that will be permitted to send messages from your e-mail addresses. If the e-mails are managed on our end and not by another provider, you will be able to raise the protection level even more and activate an option for the outgoing email messages to be sent only if your domain names feature our MX records. This option will provide you with better control and it will eliminate any possibility of someone faking your emails with the objective of spamming or scamming people. It is not applicable when only your website is on our modern cloud web hosting platform, while your email addresses are managed by another provider. If you aren't sure what options to select, our tech support team will help you 24/7.