SPF, which abbreviates Sender Policy Framework, is an authentication system that is aimed at stopping the so-called e-mail forging. Basically, it indicates sending a message from one e-mail address and making it seem to be sent from a different one with the purpose to scam in some manner the person receiving it. When the SPF protection is running for a domain name, a record which includes all the mail servers authorized to send messages with addresses under the domain is created. The record is saved on all of the DNS servers that direct the web traffic all over the world, thus they all will identify whether an email message comes from a valid server or not. The check is conducted at the very first server where the e-mail goes through and in the first case the message is forwarded, while in the second it is removed and it never reaches the supposed recipient. Applying SPF records for your domains will prevent all unwanted people from making use of your emails for harmful objectives.
SPF Protection in Cloud Hosting
The SPF protection option is available as standard with every single cloud hosting plan that we offer and you will be able to use it with ease to secure the e-mails for each domain hosted within your account. The service is operated through the Emails section of the hi-tech, and easy-to-use Hepsia Control Panel. All it takes to activate the protection is to type in the IP address of the e-mail server as well as its hostname - mail.server.com, for example. As soon as the protection is activated, only this server will be able to send out messages from emails generated under the domain that you've picked. Your e-mails can be managed by a different supplier, but in case that we take care of them together with your website, you can enable the option for email messages to be sent only when the domain features our MX records. This selection provides you with even better security as solely our server will be permitted to send out email messages from your mailboxes and you will have better control. When you have any questions or if you experience any issues with this particular service, you will be able to contact our technical support team anytime and they will give you a hand in a timely manner.
SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers
When you have a semi-dedicated server account from us, you can secure your email addresses by activating the SPF security service for any domain name in the account with only a few clicks. You can do this in the Emails section of our Hepsia Control Panel which comes with the semi-dedicated accounts and even if you have no previous experience with these things, you won't have any troubles to activate the security. Everything that you'll need to do will be to select a domain from a drop-down menu and then type the mail server hostname and IPv4 or IPv6 address. When the updated record propagates, messages from your e-mail addresses will be mailed around the world only if they are sent from that particular server. In case your e-mail addresses are managed by our company and not by a third-party provider, you will also be able to activate an option for emails to be mailed only if the domain features our MX records and this would be the safest option. When you have any kind of questions related to thisfunction, you will be able to get in touch with our support crew 24/7.