Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is a validation system, which is used to stop the so-called email spoofing where an email message is sent from one address, but to appear as being sent from another, ordinarily with the objective to scam the recipient in some way. If SPF protection is enabled for a domain, an exclusive record is generated for it in the Domain Name System and all of the DNS servers globally have it. The record contains all mail servers that are allowed to send authentic messages from an email address within the domain. When a message is sent, the first DNS server it encounters verifies the SPF record and if its sending server is permitted, the message is forwarded to the targeted destination. If, however, the sending server doesn't exist in the SPF record for the specified domain, the email message won't be forwarded and it will be discarded. When you employ this service, it will stop third parties from sending spam e-mails which look as if they have been sent by you.

SPF Protection in Web Hosting

You're able to enable the SPF protection option for your domain names with just a few clicks inside the Hepsia Control Panel, which is provided with our Linux web hosting services. This carried out through the section bearing an identical name and you can set up the protection for each and every domain part of our revolutionary cloud hosting platform. Using a very intuitive interface, all you'll need to enter is the hostname of the mail server which will be authorized to send out messages from your emails and its IPv4 or IPv6 address. Of course, you can include several servers too, when needed. If your e-mails are handled by us, you may also employ a more secure option by putting a limit that email messages can be sent only when your domain names have our MX records. This solution cannot be applied in case your website is hosted here, but your e-mail addresses are with some third-party service provider. In either case, the SPF protection option can tremendously improve your online security and prevent other people from spoofing your email addresses.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, which comes with all our Linux semi-dedicated hosting, will provide you with an extremely easy-to-use interface to activate the SPF security service for each domain that you host within your new account. Just a few clicks in the Emails section of Hepsia will be enough for that then you will only have to enter the hostname and the IP address of the mail server which will be permitted to send messages from your e-mails. When the email messages are taken care of on our end and not by a different supplier, you are able to increase the security level even more and activate an option for all of the outgoing email messages to be sent only if your domains include our MX records. This option will give you increased control and it'll eliminate any chance of someone forging your e-mails with the purpose of spamming or scamming people. It's not applicable in case only your website is hosted on our innovative cloud web hosting platform, while your emails are handled by some other provider. If you are not sure what options to select, our tech support crew will assist you 24/7.