Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is a verification system, which is employed to prevent the so-called e-mail spoofing where an e-mail message can be sent from one email, but to seem as being sent from a different one, ordinarily with the idea to fraud the recipient someway. If SPF protection is enabled for a domain, an exclusive record is created for it in the Domain Name System and all of the DNS servers around the world get it. The record includes all of the e-mail servers that are allowed to send valid messages from an email address within the domain. When a message is sent, the very first DNS server it goes to checks the SPF record and when the sending server is authorized, the message is sent to the target destination. In case, however, the sending server is not present in the SPF record for the specified domain, the e-mail message won't be sent and it'll be removed. If you employ this service, it will prevent third parties from sending spam that look as if they have been sent from you.
SPF Protection in Shared Hosting
You're able to enable the SPF protection option for your domain names with a few clicks from the Hepsia Control Panel, which is included in our shared hosting services. This carried out from the section bearing the very same name and you'll be able to allow the protection for each domain name part of our exceptional cloud platform. Using a really time and effort saving interface, all you will have to type in is the hostname of the mail server that will be accredited to send out messages from your e-mails and its IPv4 or IPv6 address. Last, but not least, you'll be able to add several servers too, if needed. In case your email addresses are managed on our end, you can also use an even more secure option by putting a restriction that messages can be sent only if your domains feature our MX records. This option cannot be applied in case your web site is here, but your e-mail addresses are with a third-party service provider. In either case, the SPF protection option will definitely improve your online protection and prevent other people from counterfeiting your e-mail addresses.
SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you host your domains in a semi-dedicated server account with us, you'll be able to use the SPF protection feature as a part of the conventional set of services that you'll get using this kind of web hosting. Starting the protection will involve only several easy steps in the Hepsia Control Panel, so even in case you haven't used such a feature before, you won't have any problems. Employing a very user-friendly interface, you'll only need to insert the info of the mail server that will be authorized to send messages from your e-mail addresses - its hostname ( and IP address (IPv4 or IPv6). The moment the recently made record propagates, nobody will be able to counterfeit any e-mail for that particular domain name and send out e-mail messages from a server different from the one you've entered. This doesn't necessarily have to be our mail server, but if we handle your emails, you can activate an additional level of security by selecting an option that emails can be send out from addresses 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 about this service.