Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is a verification system, which is employed to prevent the so-called email spoofing where an email message is sent from one email address, but to seem as being sent from another, typically with the objective to fraud the recipient for some reason. When SPF protection is enabled for a domain name, a special record is generated for it in the Domain Name System and all the DNS servers around the world get it. The record includes all of the e-mail servers that are permitted to send valid messages from an address within the domain. When an email is sent, the first DNS server it encounters checks the SPF record and in case the sending server is authorized, the message is sent to the targeted destination. In case, however, the sending server is not included in the SPF record for the particular domain, the email message will not be sent and it'll be removed. In the event that you employ this service, it'll stop third parties from sending spam which appear to have been sent from you.

SPF Protection in Cloud Web Hosting

You are able to activate the SPF protection option for your domain names with just a couple of clicks inside the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all our cloud web hosting plans. This is performed through the section bearing an identical name and you'll be able to allow the protection for each and every domain name on our leading-edge cloud hosting platform. Using a very time and effort saving interface, all you need to enter 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. Of course, you'll be able to include several servers too, if needed. When your e-mails are taken care of by us, you can also use an even more secure option by putting a restriction that e-mails can be sent only when your domain names include our MX records. This solution can't be used in case your site is here, and your emails are with a third-party provider. In either case, the SPF protection option can considerably improve your online safety and prevent others from counterfeiting your e-mail addresses.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host your domain names in a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you are able to employ the SPF protection feature as a part of the conventional set of services that you will get with this kind of website hosting. Activating the protection will require only several simple steps within the Hepsia Control Panel, so even in the event that you've never employed this kind of function before, you will not have any kind of troubles. Using a really intuitive interface, you will just need to enter the info of the mail server which will be permitted to send messages from your email addresses - its hostname (mail.server.com) and IP address (IPv4 or IPv6). The moment the newly made record propagates, no one will be able to forge any email for that particular domain name and send messages from a server different from the one you've typed in. This doesn't necessarily have to be our mail server, but if we take care of your e-mails, you can allow an additional level of protection by picking an option that emails can be send out from addresses @your-domain.com only in case the domain employs our MX records. Our tech support team can assist you 24/7 if you have any kind of questions regarding this service.