DomainKeys Identified Mail is a scheme for signing and verifying email messages to confirm that that the source hasn't been forged, and is typically implemented by MTAs. The source MTA adds a header to the message body containing a signature, and the destination MTA verifies this signature against a ...

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Fighting Spam - What can I do as an: Email Administrator, Domain Owner, or User?

This is a Canonical Question about Fighting Spam. Also related: How to stop people from using my domain to send spam? What are SPF records, and how do I configure them? There are ...
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DKIM sign outgoing mail from any domain (with Postfix and Ubuntu)

I got DKIM setup on my mail server (postfix and ubuntu) so it signs outgoing emails. I used these instructions: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Postfix/DKIM However, I need it to sign emails from ...
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I can't send email from my server to gmail addresses

I'm using postfix, and have setup spf, dkim, and domainkeys. I can get my email to go to Yahoo, but not gmail. Here's the headers from an email send to Yahoo. Yahoo reports the email as domain key ...
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Is it becoming impossible to be a small mail provider?

I operate a small mail server for my private emails, some friends who have websites and two NGOs. In total my server sends between 60 and 400 messages a day. Now a lot of these emails are personal ...
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How do I use OpenDKIM with multiple domain names on a single server?

How do I use OpenDKIM with multiple domain names on a single server? I own 3 domain names, and I have a single server that's running postfix for sending email. How do I use OpenDKIM? Can I use the ...
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How do I enter a strong (long) DKIM key into DNS?

I'm trying to enter a 4028 bit DKIM key into DNS and it seems that I'm exceeding both the UDP 512 byte limit and also the maximum record size for a TXT record. How does someone properly create a ...
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ive got dkim=neutral (bad version) header.i with gmail and dkim=fail (unknown key type) with yahoo

I'm having external ip and ubuntu server with exim4.71 and bind9. I'm trying to set valid dkim entry to send mail for gmail Here are my configuration files: bind9: _domainkey.example.com. IN ...
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adding DKIM signature to email where dkim=pass

I am building a e-mailing app and I am using Amazon SES API to send emails and long with that I am adding the DKIM signature to the email which are being sent. Presently the app is in the testing ...
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Postfix sends email to spam (gmail, hotmail)

I recently installed a postfix + dovecot + dkim multi domain, multi user, multi alias mail server on my debian squeeze system. Everything works except for one big issue that basically makes the whole ...
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Email authentication without modifying DNS records

Can someone explain how Mailchimp does email authentication without user having to update SPF or DKIM records? Quote from Mailchimp: When you use MailChimp's authentication, campaigns will pass ...
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How to correctly configure postfix and opendkim and let receiving server know all details mailed-by signed-by?

What I am trying to achieve - Bottomline: mails to go in inbox rather spam folder. I have a server which is running postfix (mail server) and I have 3 domains. Mail server is used for both incoming ...
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DKIM and SPF for a subdomain

I manage a VPS on Linode accessed through subdomain.example.com and I need to send email from this subdomain. I can't set any TXT records in Linode DNS manager because the name servers for example.com ...
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Getting started with DKIM / DomainKeys

I'm using WinServer to generate and send emails via my Goggle Apps-hosted domain (my SMTP server is smtp.gmail.com) . My registrar (Network Solutions) supports Text records - so I should be able to ...
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Yahoo flagging mail as spam when using relay server

I'm using Postfix to relay mail from my site to my mail server. Mail is received properly at my Gmail and Hotmail accounts - only Yahoo is the problem. The Yahoo mail headers state: Received-SPF: ...
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Are there any pitfalls to DKIM?

We are considering implementing DKIM, the pros seem pretty obvious. Are there any cons? I know this is a bit vague and possibly subjective so I will accept what seems to me to be the most complete ...
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Why do I need to escape ; with \ in a DNS DKIM record?

I'm setting up Email Authentication on our domain to allow authentication with our Email Service Provider. My understanding is that the DNS record needs to have any ; escaped, e.g., \; I just want ...
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no signing table match in OpenDKIM

I have OpenDKIM installed on CentOS. I am using postfix as MTA and dovecot for IMAP/POP3. Now the problem is am trying to setup DKIM for my domain. The mails are send from a sub domain ...
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Spamassassin DKIM DNS issue

Here is the setup where I encounter my issues : My computer has the IP 10.6.2.5. There is a DNS server ns.isp6.lab with the IP 10.6.2.4 (I can reach it). My computer has Postfix + Dovecot + ...
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How to setup Postfix with Opendkim to automatically sign PHP emails?

I've found that: submitted emails are signed properly (ie those sent with MUA's like Outlook and Thunderbird) command-line sent emails are signed properly emails sent with PHP, in particular case ...
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Configuring SPF, DKIM, Reverse DNS for VPS sending email through Google Apps SMTP servers

Today we realized that all of our emails being sent to email addresses of the type <username>@corporatedomain.com were getting rejected. I don't know who is hosting the email for ...
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Wildcard configured emails allow spammers to deliver mail? (SPF: “softfail”)

I have a Google Apps account set up for one of my domains. Wildcard email delivery is enabled on this domain for all emails (ie. anything@domain.com passes emails along to myemail@domain.com), and the ...
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dkimproxy unable to read private key

I just found this error in my server logs May 17 14:55:07 marcus dkimproxy.out[1005]: signing error: Error: cannot read /etc/ssl/private/dkim_server/dkim_server.key: Permission denied dkimproxy ...
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DKIM error: dkim=neutral (bad version) header.i=

Ive been struggling the last couple of hours with setting up DKIM on my Postfix/CentOS 5.3 server. It finally sends and signs the emails, but apparently Google still does not like it. The errors I'm ...
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Emails is marked as spam

Hi We have set up the DKIM in our mail server using sendmail and configured our DNS record also. Still our mails are marked as spam. Also when we sent the mail from outlook the domainkey ...
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Mails going to spam. Please see the details [duplicate]

My hostname is properly set up. Host file has proper entries. Mail header shows SPF pass. IP is not balcklisted. Mail body is also fine. Only thing don't have is DKIM setup. Now I have got two ...
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Configure postfix to DKIM-sign emails generated from the system

My web hosting server features a Postfix setup up and running. That postfix is also open with STARTTLS on port 587 for authorized users (only me, myself and I right now) to send emails to any domain ...
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OpenDKIM Filter: Unable to create listening socket

hi i keep getting this error in maillog.any ideas Jul 22 10:16:52 veepiz opendkim[5145]: OpenDKIM Filter: Unable to bind to port inet:20209@localhost: Address already in use Jul 22 10:16:52 veepiz ...