SPF, which abbreviates Sender Policy Framework, is a validation system that is aimed at stopping the so-called e-mail faking. Basically, this indicates sending some message from one email address and making it appear to be sent from another with the idea to scam in some manner the individual opening it. In case the SPF protection is running for a domain, a record that contains all the mail servers authorized to email messages with addresses under the domain is generated. The record is kept on all DNS servers that route the Internet traffic across the globe, therefore they all will identify whether an e-mail message originates from a legitimate server or not. The verification is done at the very first server where the e-mail goes through and in the first case the email message is forwarded, and in the second it is removed and it never gets to the supposed recipient. Using SPF records for your domain names will stop any unauthorized people from using your emails for harmful purposes.

SPF Protection in Shared Website Hosting

SPF protection can be enabled for every domain hosted in a shared website hosting account on our cloud hosting platform with just a couple of clicks. The option can be found in the Emails section of our modern Hepsia Control Panel and all you need to activate it is to choose one of your domains from a drop-down list and enter the hostnames together with the IPv4 or IPv6 addresses of the e-mail servers that will be permitted to send messages from your emails. As an added option you can even restrict the emails to be sent from your domain name only if it has our MX records, i.e. if our servers manage the emails for it, not a third-party supplier. This feature provides you with the best standard of safety, but it is not applicable if only your web site is on our servers while the e-mail addresses for the domain are taken care of in a different place. In either case, the SPF protection service will keep your emails secure from being used for spam or scam purposes.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

The SPF protection feature is available with all of the semi-dedicated servers, so if you host your domain names in an account on our cloud hosting platform, you'll be able to activate this service with ease for any of your domain names. The Hepsia Control Panel, which is included with the semi-dedicated accounts, has a really user-friendly interface, which means that you do not have to be proficient in the use of computers in order to secure your e-mails. You will only need to type the hostname and the IP address of each mail server that you would like to be certified to send e-mails from your addresses and shortly after that the new record will be activated for the domain that you've picked. As an extra option, we also allow you to limit your outgoing e-mail messages and secure your mailboxes even further by allowing emails to be sent only when the domain name in question includes our MX records i.e. the email messages for the domain should be managed by us and not by another supplier. Thus you will have even better control and there will not be a chance for someone to counterfeit your e-mails for malicious objectives.