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I can't get a pass on the emails coming from my application servers :( - I have 2

I am using to validate my newly minted SPF records. It has the following to say:


spfquery: domain of designates as permitted sender
Received-SPF: pass (spfquery: domain of designates as permitted sender);;;

The header of the emails I am receiving from the site say the following

Received-Spf: neutral ( is neither permitted nor denied by best guess record for domain of;
Authentication-Results:; spf=neutral ( is neither permitted nor denied by best guess record for domain of is the same IP every time is the same domain every time - sorry for the obfuscation, I'm not sure how much information it's safe to give out. halp?

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Obfuscate, yes, but please don't use porn domains in your obfuscation. There are RFCs laying out appropriate example domain names and example IP addresses. Use them. – TRiG Dec 11 '13 at 12:50
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Your email is being sent from "", and the domain is not the one for which you set up an SPF record.

You can do one of two things:

  1. Change the server's mailer so that its outgoing mail uses a domain you expect.
  2. Set up an SPF record for
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