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I've setup my new LAMP server on Rackspace Cloud and the Basic A, C and MX DNS setup is no problem.

I need to add an SPF record for a project I am migrating over to this new server that allows emails from a 3rd party server and I can't seem to figure out how to do this.

There doesn't seem to be an option to add a TXT record in my Rackspace Cloud Server interface and I installed the BIND DNS on my Apache server, but I am not sure how to get that to been seen, etc.

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So which do you want to do? Run your own DNS server, or contact Rackspace support to ask them for TXT record support in their excruciatingly painful DNS management webapp? –  womble Jul 16 '11 at 23:16
    
well if you put it that way, run my own dns. –  user87898 Jul 17 '11 at 0:02
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Have you contacted rackspace support yet? If not, why haven't you?! –  Chris S Jul 17 '11 at 1:00
    
Hell, the whole point of Rackspace is the support, isn't it? –  ceejayoz Oct 11 '12 at 15:48
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Rackspace is making efforts to improve the control panel but in the meantime, you can use the newly announced DNS API to add TXT/SPF records. Check out the Rackspace blog post.

I also wrote a tutorial on using curl to use the API.

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