Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is a validation system, that is designed to stop the so-called email spoofing where an e-mail message can be sent from one e-mail address, but to look as being sent from a different one, frequently with the purpose to fraud the recipient for some reason. If SPF protection is enabled for a domain, a unique record is created for it in the Domain Name System and all the DNS servers around the world get it. The record contains all e-mail servers that are allowed to send valid messages from an address part of the domain. When an email is sent, the first DNS server it goes to verifies the SPF record and in case its sending server is permitted, the message is sent to the targeted receiver. If, however, the sending server is not contained in the SPF record for the particular domain, the email message will not be forwarded and it'll be removed. If you employ this solution, it'll prevent third parties from sending spam messages which appear to have been sent by you.

SPF Protection in Cloud Hosting

You can enable the SPF protection option for your domain names with just a few clicks from the Hepsia Control Panel, which is provided with all of our cloud hosting. This is performed via the section bearing an identical name and you can set up the protection for each domain name hosted on our revolutionary cloud hosting platform. Using a very convenient interface, all you'll need to type in is the hostname of the mail server which will be permitted to send out messages from your emails and its IPv4 or IPv6 address. Of course, you can add several servers as well, when needed. If your e-mail addresses are taken care of by us, you may also use a more risk-free option by setting a restriction that messages can be sent only if your domain names have our MX records. This alternative can't be applied when your site is here, and the e-mail addresses are with a third-party provider. Either way, the SPF protection option will definitely increase your web safety and stop others from forging your e-mail addresses.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

The Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which is provided with all our semi-dedicated servers, provides you with a very easy-to-use interface to activate the SPF protection service for any domain that you host within your new account. A couple of clicks in the Emails section of Hepsia are enough for that then you will only have to type in the hostname and the IP address of the mail server that will be allowed to send messages from your e-mails. If the e-mails are handled on our end and not by another supplier, you'll be able to boost the protection level even further and take advantage of an option for all of the outgoing emails to be sent only if your domains include our MX records. This option will provide you with more control and it will eliminate any possibility of anyone forging your email addresses with the intention of spamming or scamming people. It's not applicable when only your site is hosted on our hi-tech cloud website hosting platform, while your email addresses are handled by a different service provider. If you aren't sure what features to select, our tech support team will assist you 24/7.