DomainKeys Identified Mail
DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) - learn more about it, what it does, what it does and how to activate it for your mailboxes.
DKIM, which stands for DomainKeys Identified Mail, is a validation system, which stops email addresses from being forged and email content from being meddled with. This is done by adding an e-signature to each email message sent from an address under a certain domain. The signature is generated based on a private encryption key that is available on the outbound SMTP server and it can be verified using a public key, which is available in the global DNS database. Thus, any email with altered content or a spoofed sender can be recognized by email service providers. This method will increase your worldwide web security greatly and you’ll know for sure that any email sent from a business partner, a bank, etc., is a genuine one. When you send messages, the recipient will also know for sure that you are indeed the one who has sent them. Any email that turns out to be forged may either be marked as such or may never be delivered to the recipient’s mailbox, based on how the particular provider has chosen to treat such messages.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Cloud Web Hosting
In case you host a domain in a cloud web hosting
account from us, all the necessary records for using the DomainKeys Identified Mail feature will be set up by default. This will happen once you add the domain name in the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia Control Panel, provided that it also uses our NS records. A private cryptographic key will be created on our mail servers, while a public key will be sent to the DNS database automatically using the TXT record. In this way, you will not need to do anything manually and you’ll be able to make use of all the benefits of this authentication system – your messages will be delivered to any destination without being denied and no one will be able to send out messages forging your addresses. The latter is quite important if the nature of your worldwide web presence suggests sending out regular newsletters or offers via email to potential and current customers.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Servers
All mandatory DomainKeys Identified Mail records will be created automatically by our cloud web hosting platform when you add a domain name as hosted in your semi-dedicated server
account, so in case you decide to buy a semi-dedicated package, you won’t have to set up anything to be able to take advantage of the email validation system. The domain must use our name servers in order for its DNS records to be managed by our company and in case this precondition is matched, a private key will be generated on our email servers and a public key will be added to the DNS system by a special TXT resource record. All email addresses that you create with the domain will be protected by DomainKeys Identified Mail, which will make it impossible for third parties to spoof any address. Both you and your associates or customers can benefit from this option, as it will guarantee a higher level of safety for your electronic communication.