SPF, which is an abbreviation for Sender Policy Framework, is a verification system that aims at blocking the so-called e-mail forging. Essentially, this indicates sending some message from one email and making it seem to be sent from a different one with the idea to scam in some way the individual receiving it. In case the SPF protection is active for a domain name, a record which contains all the mail servers authorized to send messages with addresses part of the domain is made. The record is stored on all the DNS servers that direct the Internet traffic worldwide, so that they all can identify whether an e-mail message comes from a trustworthy server or not. The verification is conducted at the very first server where the e-mail goes through and in the first case the message is forwarded, while in the second it is removed and it never gets to the supposed recipient. Employing SPF records for your domain names will stop all unwanted people from making use of your emails for malicious purposes.

SPF Protection in Cloud Web Hosting

You can enable the SPF protection service for your domains with only a couple of clicks in the Hepsia Control Panel, which is included with all our Linux cloud web hosting packages. This is performed from the section bearing the same name and you are able to set up the protection for each domain name part of our leading-edge cloud hosting platform. Using a very simple interface, all you will have to submit is the hostname of the mail server that will be approved to send out messages from your email addresses and its IPv4 or IPv6 address. Of course, you'll be able to include several servers too, if needed. When your e-mail addresses are taken care of by us, you can also employ an even more risk-free option by placing a restriction that email messages can be sent only if your domain names feature our MX records. This option can't be used when your website is here, but the emails are with a third-party supplier. Either way, the SPF protection solution can vastly increase your web protection and prevent others from spoofing your email addresses.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you have a semi-dedicated server account from us, you'll be able to protect your emails by enabling the SPF protection service for every domain name hosted in the account with only a few mouse-clicks. You can do this from the Emails section of the Hepsia Control Panel that comes with the semi-dedicated accounts and even when you have no previous practical experience with these matters, you won't have any kind of problems to activate the protection. The only things that you will have to do will be to choose a domain name from a drop-down menu and after that type in the mail server hostname and IPv4 or IPv6 address. When the updated record propagates, messages from your email addresses will be mailed globally only if they are sent from that server. When your email addresses are managed by us and not by some third-party supplier, you can also use an option for e-mail messages to be mailed only if the domain contains our MX records and this is the most secure option. When you have any questions regarding thisfeature, you will be able to get in touch with our technical support crew 24/7.