SPF, which is an abbreviation for Sender Policy Framework, is an authentication system that is aimed at protecting against the so-called email forging. In simple terms, it indicates sending a message from one e-mail address and making it appear to be sent from another one with the objective to scam in some way the individual opening it. In case the SPF protection is active for a domain, a record that includes all mail servers authorized to email messages with addresses within the domain is made. The record is kept on all DNS servers that direct the Internet traffic worldwide, thus they all will identify whether an e-mail message originates from a trustworthy server or not. The check is conducted at the first server where the email goes through and in the first case the e-mail message is forwarded, and in the second it's removed and it never reaches its intended recipient. Employing SPF records for your domains will stop all unwanted people from making use of your emails for harmful objectives.

SPF Protection in Web Hosting

If you host your domain names in a web hosting account on our end and we manage the e-mails for them, you are able to activate SPF protection for them with several clicks inside your Hepsia Control Panel. The service is accessible in its own section where you are able to see which domain names are currently protected. For the ones that aren't, you'll be able to enable the SPF protection option and set up numerous things during this process - the hostnames of the mail servers that are permitted to send messages from your e-mail addresses, the IPv4 and IPv6 addresses of these servers, and even to set a rule that emails can be sent only if your domains use our MX records. The last solution is the most secure one, and you can use it when we handle the emails for your domains and you're not using a different e-mail provider. The new records will be activated within a day and nobody will be able to fake the FROM field in an e-mail by using your e-mail addresses.