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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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SPF txt records: how to combine two separate records into single record?

I just apply an EDM service, The EDM company suggests me to use "v=spf1 include:spf.example1.com ~all" in txt statement for SPF to send out my newsletter, but i have my own mail server for receiving ...
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Postfix SMTP server gets “550 Requested mail action not taken: Invalid IP”

I have a SMTP server named smtp-ca.mdpi.com and when sending emails to some specific chinese email domains, I am getting back: 550 Requested mail action not taken: Invalid IP<64.15.147.140> (in ...
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DNS, SPF Web Form, Mail not arriving [duplicate]

I need to be able to receive emails from my php webform on my website, I use Google Apps for the mail recipient and my website is hosted with Godaddy. I receive email from other places and I have ...
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Mails from relay server fails spf

An email sent by a server administered by me bounced back saying it failed the SPF check. Looking at the bounce message it had an IP different to that of the server sending the email. Then I found ...
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Postfix as email forwarder to gmail, SPF problems

I'm trying to configure postfix as forwader to gmail. I've successfully onfigured the virtual aliases for the domains I'm hosting and that I want to redirect, but the Gmail SPF verification is failing ...
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SPF record setup ip4 or include

I have two domains (example.com 192.168.0.1 and example.net 192.168.0.2) and I want to allow example.net to send email from foo@example.com In my SPF I currently have: v=spf1 a mx ip4:192.168.0.1/32 ...
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enom spf record for mailjet smtp service will not save include:spf.mailjet.com [duplicate]

I have saved my spf record such that it looks correct in the enom host record interface. However, when I run a test on it - the published record does not display the include:spf.mailjet.com portion. ...
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SPF settings for subdomains using common mail server

I am having trouble getting subdomains to pass SPF checks when sending mail through a common mail server (AKA relay host). Here's the current setup: MX 10 mail.example.com. example.com. TXT ...
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DNS issue mail server

I tried to find an answer to this one around with no luck so far. I am not a sysadmin, but I work with mailings and one of our server presents some issues. I do not have personal access to the server, ...
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Exim mailing list with remote recipients

Premises (fictional names) eleifend is an external domain, of which the MTA is out of my control; eleifend has SPF setup correctly so lorem servers cannot send email as @eleifend; aliquam is another ...
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Port25.com SPF test fails, gmail SPF pass

When testing my SPF record using port25.com's nifty little tool by sending an email to check-auth@verifier.port25.com I get the following FAIL result: ...
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Why is this SPF record being reported as invalid?

I've set up my SPF record at improvedemployees.com as follows: v=spf1 a mx ptr ip4:84.40.9.177 mx ip4:84.40.9.11 ~all I've set up my SPF record at affiliatewebdesigners.com to point to using ...
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What are my options for sending email from my VPS with a Blacklisted IP [duplicate]

I have postfix and dovecot running on debian 7, I can send mail fine, but it keeps going to my spam folder when sent to google accounts. Another user who doesn't use gmail said it was delivered to his ...
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PTR Webserver and Appserver

I'm a little confused about the setup of a PTR record for reverse dns lookup. We are hosted at Rackspace and we have a front end webserver and behind that an appserver. Users don't access the ...
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Can't figure out how to properly setup SPF record [duplicate]

I have a Django web app and I use Django's email backend to send out emails. I can't figure out why emails are ending up in spam folder. My domain host is GoDaddy so I added a TXT record ...
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mail server Best practices PTR and SPF

I have 2 domain names in my server : domain1.com is the main domain that I am using as a nameserver (ns1.domain1.com and ns2.domain1.com) and domain2.com (I am using it to host my web application ...
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SPF failure with gmail

I'm trying to properly set up DKIM, SPF, and DMARC so emails sent from my server are less likely to be seen as spam. I got my first DMARC report and I'm little confused by this part: ...
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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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Sendmail on CentOS 6, with SRS

I do some mail forwarding, but I'm also a big fan of SPF; I'm aware that I have a problem. While my mail server was running Centos5, I was using pysrs as a milter, and it worked well - but it hasn't ...
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SPF softfail for forwarded emails to Gmail account

I've been able to make SPF pass on all the sent emails from my Postfix server. But for forwarded domains which simply redirect email to my gmail id I see softfail in the SPF. For example if I send ...
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Will mailing lists “break” if SPF is too restrictive?

I have recently configured my own mail server (Linux-based postfix + dovecot scenario). This is just for personal use - I have no bulk mail going out, no automatically generated mail outbound from the ...
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Unable to make DNS SPF pass for my domain

I've placed this TXT record in the DNS for domain : admissioncourses.com : v=spf1 a mx mx:mail.admissioncourses.com ~all Ideally all I want is that only email sent from admissioncourses.com( and ...
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If I don't want subdomains to send out email, do I need SPF records for them?

I have a main domain with (now) valid SPF record, but we also programmatically create lots and lots of subdomains for clients via cpanel PHPXML API. These subdomains are not intended to send any mail. ...
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SPF record for hostname of postfix instead for every sending domain

I am having a server reachable via server.com that has a postfix mailserver running with the hostname gaia.server.com. Because reverse DNS is only needed for mail purpose (afaik) I changed the reverse ...
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SPF with a Mail Gateway: do I need to put all my mail servers?

I always put all my Mail Servers in SPF declarations, but I'm not sure if this is the correct way to implement SPF. All my mail got routed through a Mail Gateway. Everything goes first to this server ...
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Sending mail from sub-domain on different server from domain getting flagged as spam

Our client owns a server with a domain: website.com We have a server that our client points videos.website.com to. Emails sent from videos.website.com are getting flagged as spam because website.com ...
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DMARC is blocking email that seems like it should be allowed

This is the DMARC record we have set v=DMARC1; p=reject; rua=mailto:[redacted]@coinbase.com; adkim=r; aspf=s So we are rejecting any not match with SPF strictly, and DKIM is relaxed. Here is the ...
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SPF Records with Subdomains [closed]

Amazon recommends the following SPF Record: "v=spf1 include:amazonses.com -all" However, will this work for SES servers based in EU? eu-west-1.amazonses.com
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PermError SPF Too Many Lookups and Reduction

My current SPF record is as follows: v=spf1 mx include:servers.mcsv.net include:xero.com -all The above cause the SPF validation to fail. Using http://mxtoolbox.com/SuperTool.aspx?action=txt, I ...
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Use greylisting only if SPF fails

I have noticed that more and more people using the DNS based SPF records and I want to enhance my spam filter. I am using SPF and greylisting after each other and my idea would be to use only ...
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How can I fix my Exchange 2007 outgoing mail from being blocked due to SPF

All of a sudden many of my companies emails are being blocked by Hotmail and many others due to SPF. I've added v=spf1 ip4:66.49.60.115 a mx:hpdist.com ~all to my DNS settings as a TXT record. But ...
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553-Message filtered - HELO Name issue?

I am having major issues sending from my SBS2011 machine to Message labs server-13.tower-134.messagelabs.com #553-Message filtered. Refer to the Troubleshooting page at ...
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Dns filezone setup with mx and spf

I am trying to create a mail server. I bought the domain mastermails.info on godaddy.com. I am struggling with the setup of DNS. Whenever I change something in the MX record to make my server ...
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SPF Record - Sender server SPF record permerror

I cannot seem to get a SPF record working for a client of ours, Google mail keeps failing on the lookup. My SPF record is v=spf1 a ip4:80.74.254.215 include:mx1.helloevery1.co.uk ...
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How to prevent emails from my domain through mailing lists to be rejected due to DMARC

I operate my own mail server at speedofsoundgaming.com and mwtd.net. I recently added a DMARC record to my domain to help prevent spam, and once seeing that things seemed to be working, upped the ...
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Setting up SPF records on dedicated server

I have a question in regards to SPF records in a dedicated hosting environment. I wish to set up an SPF record for my dedicated server, but I am not sure whether my understanding is correct. First ...
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Why does the MXtoolbox SPF record checker not like my SPF record? [duplicate]

I have a shared hosting server and have been spilling my brains out trying to find a SPF record that is globally accepted by other hosts. Let's take the domain gimsid.ro. Which can send mail to any ...
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Office365 SPF PermError: Too many DNS lookups

We are migrating from a self hosted mailing platform to Office365 for Businesses. Everything went fine, except for the SPF record. At the moment, we have v=spf1 a mx include:spf.mtasv.net -all as TXT ...
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AWS SES TXT Record Content

I need to get AWS SES setup for a domain. The registrar's DNS tool only allows me to put in a block of text for the TXT/SPF records (one block per record). I'm not sure how to format the TXT record as ...
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550-Verification failed when forwarding email to some servers

I have a Postfix installed and working with SPF check and SRS-rewriting. When it forwards email for an external address, sometimes its smtp denies relaying the mail with the message: Relay access ...
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Why does Microsoft's own Sender ID wizard generate a SPF record instead? [closed]

I'm trying to create a Sender ID record for TurboLab.it with Microsoft's own Sender ID wizard but the wizard always return something like v=spf1 a mx ptr ip4:95.141.32.205 -all: this looks like SPF, ...
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How to resolve problems with spf / softfail?

I'm having problems with Google rejecting mail because of SPF problems. I thought I had this fixed, but evidently not... The mail is being sent from a Drupal site running mimemail. A message that ...
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Spf passes or fails depending on receiver address

I have postfix with dovecot set up on Ubuntu 13.10. I send emails via a node application (using email-templates). If I send an email from noreply@mydomain.com to myacccount@gmail.com (email 1), the ...
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Multiple SPF records for multiple domains

We have recently started using Office 365 for our email, which requires us to add a DNS TXT record with the value v=spf1 include:spf.protection.outlook.com -all. We already have an SPF record with the ...
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Is the 10-DNS-lookup limit in the SPF spec typically enforced?

My understanding is that the SPF spec specifies an email receiver shouldn't have to do more than 10 DNS lookups in order to gather all the allowed IPs for a sender. So if an SPF record has ...
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Why is email being delivered normally despite an SPF “hardfail”?

I'm trying to figure out why forged email is being delivered to major email providers (gmail.com, outlook.com) even though email is marked with an SPF hardfail. The email is also delivered to ...
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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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How to properly set TXT SPF record when separating A from MX records [duplicate]

I have current TXT record for my domain: v=spf1 a mx ip4:{ip-of-my-server} -all Both email traffic and website goes to same machine. Now, I have to point website (A record) to other server. Will ...
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Precedence/co-existence of SPF and DKIM

Is co-existence of SPF and DKIM specified somewhere (assuming the absence of DMARC)? I want to put only my own IPs in the SPF and let 3rd parties send mail on behalf of my domain using DKIM. What ...
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spf and dkim records in the same dns zone file

I am trying to set up a mail server which will sign outgoing messages with a dkim signature. Part of that process is to set up a dns record for my senders domain with the public key of the key used ...