Sender Policy Framework is a standard by which the owner of a domain uses a specially formed DNS record to advertise which hosts are authorized to send email for the domain.

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mails fom my mailserver go to spam folder of hotmail.com

I set up a mail server with dovecot/postfix on a debian server. I don't send commercial mail or newsletters. We are only 4 users and nobody send SPAM. We only send classical mails (no large pictures ...
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Change the domain in the 'via' that Gmail shows as the result of a wrong SPF record

So I have a small Linux webserver, it is running the Direct Admin control panel and everything is working fine. For each domain, SPF and DKIM records are present in the DNS and mail is (as far as I ...
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Spf A record for a second domain

I need to use this spf record on example.com domain: example.com. IN TXT "v=spf1 a mx a:smtp.second.net -all" I'd like to know if a client sending an email from bob@example.com domain will pass ...
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Merging SPF records

I have one SPF record: v=spf1 a mx ip4:111.111.111.111 -all and I need to add one more: v=spf1 ip4:222.222.222.222 include:_spf.example.net ~all How to merge them correctly? Is v=spf1 ip4:222....
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Allowing a partially trusted server to send mail for one given address via SPF / DKIM

I run a web service that should be able to send out e-mails using a company address, e.g. foo@company.com. I do not, however, want to give this service access to the mail server of company.com (for ...
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SPF Error with redirection

so I have this crazy SPF-Policy problem which looks like that: I have a private domain like 'my-private-domain.com'. This one I'm hosting myself on a vServer and I activated SPF and added the SPF ...
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sending emails from different Smtps in different IPs

I sent mails with different Smtps for example Smtp1 on IP 1.1.1.1 and Smtp2 on IP 2.2.2.2 . which my spf record for the From (info@myDoamin.com) part in emails is : spf1 include:mail.mydomain....
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Emails going to spam [duplicate]

For some reason my emails are going to SPAM/Junk on Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail etc. I have checked and setup the SPF, MX records and even checked many validation tools online - everything appears to check ...
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Can I retrieve email marked as rejected in the SMTP log?

I am using a Sophos UTM 9 SG210 firewall and noticed in the SMTP log that a formerly trusted sender has had 50 legitimate emails rejected. I've since added them to an exemption list, but was ...
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slow e-mail delivery, soft spf notification

we have a server that saves and forwards e-mails to my own google mail (=peter@nowhow.be). These mails are delayed, and when looking at the mail source, I noticed this spf softfail: (google.com: ...
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SPF Record bypassed

I just received an email from feedback@ranelaghhouse.com to feedback@ranelaghhouse.com which was caught by my catch-all and emailed to me. Below are the headers for the email which show that it was ...
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Why don't my domain's messages to a google group get their headers rewritten so DMARC can pass?

Whenever my domain sends a message to a google group on another domain the DMARC alignment fails. This is true for all my approved senders, even using Gmail in my domain. It seems to be because the ...
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Mandrill domain verification email not being sent

We've got a Mandrill/Mailchimp account set up to send emails from a client's domain. We have valid DKIM and SPF records and Mandrill is happy with them, the only thing remaining is sending the ...
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SPF redirect modifier

The SPF record for domain replace the current record. The macro-expanded domain is also substituted for the current-domain in those look-ups. Examples: In the following example, the ...
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Service to test outgoing mail for SPF/DKIM/SRS validity?

We're setting up a redirection-based mail server with a lot of complex moving parts, including the standard ones that apply to everyone like SPF/TLS as well as the more complex ones needed to ensure ...
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SPF, CloudFlare, Google Apps - Email sent through Contact Form marked as spam

One of the main reasons of putting your server behind CloudFlare is to hide your server's IP address so an attacker can't DDoS your IP and render CloudFlare obsolete. By putting your server behind ...
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How do I specify the hostname SPF shows to users?

I have a production Magento site which is on a dedicated host. The machine has it's "hosting" name, host-123.hosting.com, as well as its public name, buystuffhere.com. DNS has been configured for ...
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SPF redirect to subdomain TXT does not work for Google?

Funny situation, and I'm not sure if this is my fault or Google's. I have a domain, example.com, which has 2 subdomains: main.example.com, and spf.example.com. For main.example.com domain, my TXT ...
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My Email Strightly goes to gmail spam/just folder ( DKIM,SPF,DMARC is okay ) [duplicate]

( it's not duplicate , its related to rDNS , please don't flag it as duplicate or give me the link of related one ) i have a problem, my emails from my mydomain.com straightly goes to spam folder in ...
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Why does DNSstuff fail but SPF softfail?

Why does this online tool fail the SPF check http://www.dnsstuff.com/tools#spf|type=ipv4&&value=155.133.82.39&&email=fake@gmail.com But an installed Perl SPF check softfails the SPF ...
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Postfix, SPF, and Perl: warning: premature end-of-input on private/policy while reading input attribute name

I followed this guide (http://www.thenoccave.com/2013/05/08/centos-6-postfix-spf-checking/) but I'm getting the following errors in maillog: May 8 22:15:13 ip-172-31-15-65 postfix/smtpd[1999]: ...
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Exchange 2010 ignoring SPF record

we are using Exchange 2010 and have already setup SPF record for our authorized mail server IPs. As a test using our domain name i tried to send an e-mail from another computer on the internet which ...
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Gmail does not detect range of IPs on SPF record

I have recently setup a SPF record for our domain. We have an exchange server and a relay server which can send e-mails from our domain. Our exchange IP is xxx.xxx.xxx.78 and relay server is xxx.xxx....
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Setting up email forwarding in Exchange without SPF violations

I have an objective of configuring our mail server to forward inbound messages to third party provider. Mail have to appear from original sender Forwarding have to be managed from Exchange Server, ...
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IIS Smtp server cannot send to hotmail,outlook, etc addresses

I have a SMTP server on a Windows server 2008 R2. It can send messages to all other domains except the ones hosted at Microsoft (hotmail.com,outlook.com, etc). The email messages it cannot send remain ...
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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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Is it valid to have SPF records for a domain that is a CNAME?

I read that it's not valid to have a CNAME for a domain that also has its own SPF, because all records are taken from the domain that the CNAME points to. However, this doesn't seem to be what ...
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How to include multiple spf domains with different mechanisms in a single spf TXT Record [duplicate]

EDIT : How to Mix the different mechanisms (a , mx , ip4 , ptr and include) to create single SPF file from 4 I know that 2 simple SPF records like v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com ~all v=spf1 ...
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Create wildcard SPF-record [duplicate]

For a customer I would like to implement SPF for a lot of domains they own, but most of the IP's are the same. I would like to create something like for example Google, so I can use the include: ...
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DMARC failed, but SPF pass

If i sent a mail from my website (on a private server) to autoreply@dmarctest.org, i have this report : <record> <row> <source_ip>x.x.x.x</source_ip> <count>1&...
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Mail server with different IP than webserver - getting 554 error

I have a webshop running on a Digital Ocean droplet, while the email inbox for the same domain is running on a different VPS. All of the sudden some of the emails sent by the webshop are being ...
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Google puts my mails to spam [duplicate]

I have a mail server with proper (I think) configuration, but Google puts my mails to the spam folder. I see the following error in the source: Received-SPF: fail (google.com: domain of info@exmaple....
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SPF records and rejection based by declaration client IP

I use my personal email server one small setup by Microsoft Exchange Online. I'm not I professional IT but I prefer Exchange for many reason. Now I use this SPF record: v=spf1 include:spf....
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Postfix mail always in spam [duplicate]

I've installed and configured postfix trying to find the best way on the web. This is postfix main.cf: smtpd_tls_security_level = may smtpd_tls_received_header = yes smtpd_tls_session_cache_timeout =...
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Spam mail even after setting SPF

I have set the SPF record for my domain powered by Google Apps. I followed the steps here . But even after setting the SPF record, spam mails are being sent from the domain. What am I missing?
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Mandrill, AWS, Namecheap, SPF missing domain error

I'm trying to setup a Sending Domain on Mandrill but I get a SPF missing error. My APP is running on AWS, I'm using EC2 and Elastic Beanstalk, and my domain is on Namecheap. DNS are setup as follow: ...
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SPF: Which IP is being looked at during evaluation?

Let's say I have: public IP address A: sending host public IP address B: mail relay for A public IP address C: receiver MX What IP does C look at? Does he try to find the IP of A in the "Received"...
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What is the purpose of an email Sender header? [duplicate]

My understanding is that the From address of an e-mail is only for human readers. Automated spam checkers, relays, and suchlike will check the Sender address, and will look at the From address only if ...
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FCrDNS for a mail server that also runs other services (http, ftp etc)

I am learning how to administer productive internet-facing machines and services, and towards that end setting up mail, web, and a couple other services, all on the same box (budget constraints and ...
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SPF record for relay server [duplicate]

Obviously my own mail servers should be marked as "allow" in an SPF record, but I'm not so sure about mail relays (e.g. my ISP). Since other people (not related at all with my server) also send email ...
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Why does Google junk mails from my server? [duplicate]

I have a send-only mail server setup on an Ubuntu VPS. The mail server is only used to send out registration e-mails from a web application. I have the following configured: DomainKeys Identified ...
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SPF in hotmail are not used [duplicate]

I have a problem with Hotmail provider, all mail sent from my server goes to SPAM folder. I Have added a correct SPF to my domain example.com but into the headers is not used (spf=none) and the token ...
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Delivery Status Notification (Failure) => 550 SPF: x.x.x.x (IP address) is not allowed to send mail from <our-domain.com>

Technical details of permanent failure: Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the server for the recipient domain <repipients-domain.com> by <repipients-domain.com>. ...
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How can I have an SPF record longer than 255 characters?

So, I have been under the impression that individual SPF entries had to fit in 255 chars, or use the include operator to link together multiple entries forming a chain. However, RFC 4408 3.1.3. ...
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What can I do if an SPF hasn't propagated weeks or months after being changed? How to force SPF to propagate?

I set up a domain, SMTP mailserver etc on a Centos box a few months ago, including PTR records that looked like this: pop PTR XX.XX.XX.XX. www PTR XX.XX.XX.XX. mail PTR XX.XX.XX.XX. Everything ...
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Does DMARC send alerts even upon successful delivery?

I keep getting DMARC reports that show that my IP passed all SPF and DKIM checks. Is this just an email to say that everything's fine or is it an indication of a problem? If the latter, there's ...
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Why are my messages being rejected due to SPF record issues? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a little guidance as to how to setup a server I am working on, so that emails get through to people without being sent back by an SPF filter. I send out email and this is the response ...
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SPF softfail domain does not designate IP as permitted sender

I use both mailgun and a namecheap mail server (where I also have my domain) and when I receive mails in my gmail account, mailgun is recognized as a permitted sender, but that's not the case of ...
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How to Properly Set SPF Record [duplicate]

I am new to setting up server, this is my first time setting up mail server on my own. I am using ubuntu with webmin, everytime I send and receive from gmail, I had no problem. I can receive emails ...
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Exchange Online, Mandrill, SPF and DKIM

I have a customer ABC Ltd (abc.ie) who has a requirement to send emails via SMTP to their own customer base from within an application that we have developed for them. For their company email they ...