SPF, which is an abbreviation for Sender Policy Framework, is an authentication system that is aimed at protecting against the so-called email counterfeiting. In simple terms, this indicates sending some message from one e-mail and making it appear to be sent from another one with the objective to scam in some manner the person getting it. In the event that the SPF protection is active for a domain, a record which contains all the mail servers authorized to email messages with addresses under the domain is made. The record is stored on all the DNS servers that direct the web traffic around the world, therefore they all will recognize whether an email message comes from a legitimate server or not. The verification is conducted at the very first server where the email goes through and in the first case the e-mail message is forwarded, and in the second one it is discarded and it never reaches its intended recipient. Using SPF records for your domains will prevent all unauthorized people from making use of your emails for malicious objectives.

SPF Protection in Cloud Hosting

The SPF protection feature is accessible by default with each and every cloud hosting package that we supply and you will be able to use it without difficulty so that you can secure the e-mail addresses for each domain name hosted as part of your account. The service is handled from the Emails section of our innovative, and easy-to-navigate Hepsia Control Panel. All it takes to activate the protection is to type in the IP of the mail server and its hostname - mail.server.com, for instance. Once the protection is active, only this server will be able to send out e-mails from email addresses created under the domain that you have selected. Your e-mails may be taken care of by some other provider, but when we manage them along with your site, you may also enable the option for messages to be sent only if the domain uses our MX records. This solution will provide you with better security as just our server will be certified to send out e-mails from your mailboxes and you'll have superior control. If you have any questions or in case you have any sort of problems with this particular service, you will be able to contact our tech support team anytime and they'll help you right away.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you have a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you'll be able to protect your email addresses by activating the SPF security service for any domain in your account with only a couple of mouse-clicks. This is done in the Emails section of our Hepsia Control Panel which is provided with the semi-dedicated accounts and even in case you have no previous practical experience with these kinds of matters, you won't have any problems to activate the protection. All that you'll have to do will be to pick a domain name from a drop-down menu then type the mail server hostname and IPv4 or IPv6 address. Once the updated record propagates, messages from your email addresses will be delivered globally only if they were sent from that specific server. When your email addresses are managed by us and not by some third-party provider, you will also be able to use an option for emails to be sent only when the domain name includes our MX records and the aforementioned would be the most secure option. When you have any kind of questions regarding thisfeature, you can get in touch with our support crew 24/7.