SPF, which abbreviates Sender Policy Framework, is a validation system that is aimed at blocking the so-called email counterfeiting. Essentially, this indicates sending some message from one email address and making it look like it’s sent from another with the purpose to scam in some manner the person opening it. If the SPF protection is active for a domain name, a record which contains all of the mail servers authorized to send messages with addresses part of the domain is made. The record is stored on all DNS servers that route the web traffic across the globe, thus they all will identify whether an email message comes from a valid 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 one it is removed and it never reaches the intended recipient. Applying SPF records for your domain names will stop any unwanted people from using your email addresses for harmful purposes.

SPF Protection in Cloud Hosting

You can enable the SPF protection service for your domain names with only a few clicks from the Hepsia Control Panel, which is included in all our Linux cloud plans. This carried out via the section with the very same name and you can allow the protection for any domain part of our modern cloud platform. Using a really convenient interface, all you'll have to enter is the hostname of the mail server which will be permitted to send messages from your e-mails and its IPv4 or IPv6 address. Last, but not least, it is possible to include several servers too, when needed. If your emails are taken care of on our end, you can also employ a more secure option by setting a limit that e-mails can be sent only when your domains feature our MX records. This alternative can't be used when your site is hosted here, but the e-mail addresses are with a third-party supplier. In either case, the SPF protection option can definitely increase your online security and prevent other people from forging your email addresses.