DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is a validation system used to certify that an email has been sent by an authorized mail server or individual. An electronic signature is added to the email message’s header by using a private key. When the email is received, a public key that’s available in the global Domain Name System is used to confirm who actually sent it and if its content has been altered in any way. The essential purpose of DomainKeys Identified Mail is to impede the widely spread spam and scam email messages, as it makes it impossible to forge an email address. If a message is sent from an address claiming to belong to your bank or financial institution, for example, but the signature doesn’t correspond, you will either not get the email message at all, or you’ll get it with a warning notice that most likely it’s not authentic. It depends on email service providers what exactly will happen with an email which fails to pass the signature check. DKIM will also provide you with an added protection layer when you communicate with your business partners, for example, since they can see for themselves that all the e-mails that you send are legitimate and haven’t been meddled with in the meantime.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Web Hosting

You will be able to take full advantage of DomainKeys Identified Mail with each Linux web hosting services that we are offering without the need to do anything specific, as the obligatory records for using this email validation system are set up automatically by our hosting platform when you add a domain to an active hosting account through the Hepsia Control Panel. If the domain in question uses our name server records, a private cryptographic key will be issued and stored on our mail servers and a TXT record with a public key will be sent to the global DNS database. If you send out regular email messages to clients or business associates, they’ll always be received and no unsolicited party will be able to forge your address and make it seem like you’ve composed a given message.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The DomainKeys Identified Mail option comes by default with any domain that’s added to a semi-dedicated server account with us. The domain should also use our name servers, so that its DNS resource records are managed by our system. The latter makes it possible for a special TXT record to be set up, which is in fact the public key that confirms if a given message is authentic or not. Such a record is set up when a domain name is registered in a semi-dedicated hosting account through the Hepsia Control Panel and at the same time, a private key is created on our email servers. If you make use of our email and web hosting services, your email messages will always reach their target viewers and you will not have to worry about unsolicited individuals spoofing your addresses for scamming or spamming purposes, which is essential in case you use email messages to reach your business allies.