SPF, which abbreviates Sender Policy Framework, is a validation system that aims at stopping the so-called email forging. In simple terms, this means sending some message from one e-mail and making it seem to be sent from a different one with the idea to scam in some way the individual receiving it. If the SPF protection is active for a domain, a record which has all mail servers authorized to email messages with addresses within the domain is made. The record is placed on all the DNS servers that route the Internet traffic worldwide, so they all will identify whether an e-mail message comes from a legitimate server or not. The verification is done at the first server where the email goes through and in the first case the message is forwarded, but in the second it's removed and it never gets to the supposed recipient. Employing SPF records for your domain names will stop all unauthorized people from making use of your emails for malicious purposes.

SPF Protection in Website Hosting

The SPF protection function is accessible as standard with every single website hosting plan that we supply and you can use it without difficulty so that you can protect the e-mail addresses for each domain name hosted as part of your account. The service is managed from the Emails section of our state-of-the-art, albeit intuitive Hepsia Control Panel. All it takes to activate the protection is to type the IP of the mail server and its hostname - mail.server.com, for example. Once the protection is active, only this server will be able to send messages from emails created under the domain that you have picked. Your e-mail addresses may be taken care of by another provider, but if we take care of them along with your site, you can also activate an option for your e-mails to be sent only if the domain features our MX records. This solution gives you greater protection as just our server will be approved to send out messages from your mailboxes and you will have improved control. When you have any kind of questions or in case you experience any kind of issues with this service, you can contact our technical support crew anytime and they'll help you right away.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

When you host your domains in a semi-dedicated server account from us, you'll be able to benefit from the SPF protection feature as a part of the standard set of services that you'll get with this kind of website hosting. Activating the protection involves just a couple of simple steps in the Hepsia Control Panel, so even in case you have never employed this kind of feature before, you won't have any kind of issues. Using an exceptionally time and effort saving interface, you will only have to input the info of the mail server which will be authorized to send messages from your addresses - its hostname (mail.server.com) and IP address (IPv4 or IPv6). As soon as the recently generated record propagates, nobody will be able to fake any email address for that particular domain and send messages from a server different from the one you've entered. This does not specifically have to be our mail server, however when we manage your e-mails, you'll be able to allow an additional level of security by picking an option that emails can be send out from addresses @your-domain.com only in case the domain employs our MX records. Our tech support crew can help you 24/7 in case you have any kind of questions regarding this service.