SPF, which abbreviates Sender Policy Framework, is a verification system that aims at protecting against the so-called email forging. Basically, this means sending some message from one e-mail and making it look like it’s sent from another with the objective to scam in some manner the person opening it. In case the SPF protection is running for a domain name, a record that contains all of the mail servers authorized to email messages with addresses within the domain is generated. The record is kept on all the DNS servers that direct the web traffic across the globe, therefore they all will identify if an e-mail message originates from a legitimate server or not. The check is conducted at the very first server where the email goes through and in the first case the email message is forwarded, whereas in the second it's removed and it never gets to its intended recipient. Applying SPF records for your domain names will prevent any unwanted people from making use of your email addresses for harmful objectives.

SPF Protection in Cloud Website Hosting

The SPF protection function is available by default with each and every cloud website 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 hosted within your account. The service is operated through the Emails section of the revolutionary, albeit easy-to-navigate Hepsia Control Panel. What is needed to enable the protection is to type in the IP of the mail server in addition to its hostname - mail.server.com, for instance. As soon as the protection is active, only this server will be able to send email messages from email addresses made under the domain name that you've selected. Your emails may be taken care of by some other supplier, but when we take care of them in addition to your website, you can activate an option for emails to be sent only when the domain features our MX records. This solution provides you with better protection as only our server will be certified to send messages from your mailboxes and you will have superior control. If you have any kind of questions or if you experience any kind of difficulties with this service, you'll be able to contact our tech support crew at any time and they'll give you a hand in a timely manner.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you have a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you can protect your email addresses by activating the SPF security service for any domain hosted in the account with only a couple of clicks. This can be done from the Emails section of our Hepsia Control Panel which is included with the semi-dedicated accounts and even when you have no previous experience with such matters, you won't have any kind of trouble to activate the security. The only things that you'll need to do is to find a domain from a drop-down list and after that type in the mail server hostname and IPv4 or IPv6 address. The moment the updated record propagates, messages from your emails will be mailed around the world only if they are sent from that particular server. If your email addresses are handled by us and not by some third-party provider, you can also benefit from an option for email messages to be sent only when the domain contains our MX records and this is the safest option. When you have any kind of questions regarding thisfunction, you'll be able to get in touch with our tech support team 24/7.