SPF, which is an acronym for Sender Policy Framework, is an email safety system, which is employed to confirm whether an email message is sent by a certified server. Employing SPF protection for a particular domain name will prevent the forging of emails created with the domain. In simple words: activating this feature for a domain makes a special record in the Domain Name System (DNS) containing the IP addresses of the servers that are permitted to send emails from mailboxes using the domain. When this record propagates worldwide, it will exist on all DNS servers that route the Internet traffic. When an e-mail message is sent, the first DNS server it uses verifies whether it originates from an authorized server. If it does, it is forwarded to the destination address, but when it doesn't originate from a server part of the SPF record for the domain, it's discarded. Thus nobody will mask an email address then make it look as if you are sending spam messages. This approach is also identified as email spoofing.

SPF Protection in Cloud Website Hosting

The SPF protection option is provided by default with each and every cloud website hosting package that we offer and you can use it without any difficulty to secure the email addresses for each domain name hosted as part of your account. The service is controlled from the Emails section of the cutting-edge, and easy-to-navigate Hepsia Control Panel. What is needed to activate the protection is to type in the IP of the mail server in addition to its hostname - mail.server.com, for instance. When the protection is active, only this server will be able to send emails from e-mails created under the domain that you have picked. Your email addresses may be handled by a different supplier, but if we handle them along with your web site, you can also activate the option for your messages to be sent only if the domain features our MX records. This option gives you improved protection as only our server will be permitted to send email messages from your mailboxes and you will have improved control. If you have any kind of questions or if you have any issues with this particular service, you'll be able to contact our tech support team at any time and they'll help you immediately.