SPF, which abbreviates Sender Policy Framework, is a validation system that aims at stopping the so-called email counterfeiting. Essentially, it indicates sending a message from one email address and making it appear to be sent from another one with the purpose to scam in some manner the person opening it. In case the SPF protection is running for a domain, a record which has all mail servers authorized to send messages with addresses within the domain is created. The record is saved on all of the DNS servers that route the Internet traffic around the world, thus they all will identify whether an email message comes 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, whereas in the second one it's removed and it never gets to its intended recipient. Employing SPF records for your domains will stop any unwanted people from making use of your email addresses for harmful objectives.

SPF Protection in Website Hosting

You are able to activate the SPF protection option for your domain names with a couple of clicks inside the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with all our website hosting. This is done via the section bearing the same name and you can set up the protection for any domain name on our modern cloud platform. Using a really intuitive interface, all you'll have to enter is the hostname of the mail server which will be accredited to send messages from your email addresses and its IPv4 or IPv6 address. Last, but not least, you'll be able to add several servers as well, if needed. If your emails are handled by us, you may also take advantage of a more secure option by putting a restriction that e-mails can be sent only when your domain names have our MX records. This solution cannot be applied in case your web site is hosted with us, but the emails are with some third-party supplier. In either case, the SPF protection option can significantly increase your online safety and prevent others from spoofing your email addresses.