SPF, which is an abbreviation for Sender Policy Framework, is a verification system that is aimed at blocking the so-called email faking. Basically, this indicates sending a message from one email and making it look like it’s sent from a different one with the purpose to scam in some way the individual receiving it. When the SPF protection is activated for a domain name, a record which includes all of the mail servers authorized to send messages with addresses part of the domain is generated. The record is stored on all the DNS servers that route the Internet traffic around the world, so they all will recognize if an e-mail message originates from a legitimate server or not. The check is done at the first server where the e-mail goes through and in the first case the email message is forwarded, whereas in the second it's discarded and it never reaches its intended recipient. Using SPF records for your domain names will stop any unauthorized people from making use of your emails for harmful objectives.

SPF Protection in Cloud Hosting

You're able to activate the SPF protection service for your domain names with only a couple of clicks from the Hepsia Control Panel, which is provided with all our cloud hosting. This carried out through the section bearing an identical name and you'll be able to enable the protection for each and every domain hosted on our cutting-edge cloud platform. Using a really intuitive interface, all you'll need to enter is the hostname of the mail server that will be approved to send out messages from your e-mails and its IPv4 or IPv6 address. Of course, you're able to add several servers as well, if needed. If your email addresses are handled by us, you can also take advantage of an even more secure option by placing a restriction that e-mails can be sent only when your domains have our MX records. This solution cannot be applied in case your website is here, while the e-mails are with a third-party supplier. Either way, the SPF protection solution can strongly improve your web safety and stop others from spoofing your e-mail addresses.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you host your domain names in a semi-dedicated server account from us, you can take advantage of the SPF protection feature as part of the standard collection of services that you'll get with this type of website hosting. Enabling the protection will involve only a few simple steps inside the Hepsia Control Panel, so even if you've never employed such a function before, you won't have any kind of troubles. Employing a very easy-to-navigate interface, you will only have to enter the info of the mail server which will be permitted to send messages from your addresses - its hostname (mail.server.com) and IP address (IPv4 or IPv6). Once the recently made record propagates, nobody will be able to fake any email for that particular domain and send out e-mails from a server other than the one you've entered. This does not necessarily have to be our mail server, however in case we take care of your e-mails, you're able to activate an additional level of protection by picking an option that e-mails can be send from addresses @your-domain.com only in case the domain employs our MX records. Our tech support staff will be able to assist you 24/7 in case you have any kind of questions about this service.