SPF, which is an abbreviation for Sender Policy Framework, is a verification system that is aimed at blocking the so-called email forging. Essentially, it indicates sending a message from one e-mail address and making it look like it’s sent from another one with the purpose to scam in some manner the individual receiving it. In the event that the SPF protection is active for a domain, a record that includes all the mail servers authorized to email messages with addresses in the domain is generated. The record is placed on all of the DNS servers that direct the web traffic internationally, thus they all will identify whether an email message originates from a trustworthy server or not. The check is conducted at the first server where the e-mail goes through and in the first case the email message is forwarded, and in the second one it's removed and it never gets to the intended recipient. Applying SPF records for your domain names will stop all unwanted people from making use of your emails for malicious objectives.

SPF Protection in Shared Hosting

The SPF protection function is accessible by default with each and every shared hosting package that we offer and you can use it without difficulty so that you can secure the e-mail addresses for any domain name hosted in your account. The service is handled from the Emails section of our hi-tech, albeit easy to work with Hepsia Control Panel. All you need to activate the protection is to type in the IP of the e-mail server as well as its hostname - mail.server.com, for instance. The moment the protection is active, only this server will be able to send out emails from e-mails generated under the domain name that you've picked. Your e-mails can be taken care of by a different provider, but in case that we handle them together with your website, you can also enable the option for e-mails to be sent only if the domain has our MX records. This solution gives you greater security as just our server will be certified to send out emails from your mailboxes and you'll have improved control. If you have any kind of questions or if you experience any sort of difficulties with this service, you'll be able to contact our technical support team anytime and they'll assist you right away.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The SPF protection attribute is featured with all Linux semi-dedicated hosting, so when you host your domain names in an account on our cloud web hosting platform, you are able to activate this service effortlessly for all your domain names. The Hepsia Control Panel, which is included with the semi-dedicated accounts, offers a very user-friendly interface, so you will not need to be tech-savvy to secure your e-mails. You will only have to type the hostname and the IP of each mail server that you'd like to be allowed to send out e-mails from your addresses and immediately after that the new record will be activated for the domain that you've picked. As an extra option, we'll also give you the ability to control your outgoing emails and secure your mailboxes further by permitting email messages to be sent only if the domain in question features our MX records i.e. the emails for the domain should be managed here and not by another supplier. By doing so you will enjoy even superior control and there won't be any chance for someone to counterfeit your email addresses for malicious intentions.