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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Somebody has been sending spam from my domain. Other than setting SPF records, is there anything else I can do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Spam coming from domain, but from a user that I don’t have How to stop people from using my domain to send spam? For weeks I've been getting 10-20 delivery failure ...
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Exchange and SPF Records

I've created an SPF record on 123-Reg, which is working great. But my question is how Exchange servers know that an SPF record exists when they receive mail from a domain. How does Exchange know it ...
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Received-SPF: softfail when sending to google

In the headers of an email it says: google.com: domain of transitioning @.nl does not designate *::*:**:: as permitted sender We need this mail to be spam-free. I know we have to add this IP(?) ...
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SPF for two different outgoing servers?

I have ran into a problem that I think someone should have a really clever answer for. Today we have our own mailserver that looks like "mail.domain.com" – which we use to send out mail to our ...
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Amazon SES e-mails ending in Yahoo & Hotmail Spam folders, even though SPF and SenderID and DKIM are set correctly

This is incredibly frustrating. My Amazon SES e-mails are ending in Yahoo & Hotmail Spam folders, even though my SPF, SenderID, and DKIM are setup correctly. Since this particular site requires ...
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Multiple SPF include mechanism cause permerror

I'm currently using 2 providers to send e-Mails and one host which directly sends e-Mails. Personal mails are sent via Google and application generated via a bulk e-mail provider. Both are sent from ...
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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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spf issue postfix

Received-SPF: none (domain of deens1.chickenkiller.com does not designate permitted sender hosts) Received-SPF: pass (google.com: best guess record for domain of root@deens1.chickenkiller.com ...
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Can the dns' domain be in its own spf record?

I'm finally fixing up my dns zone files in Gandi, which has a handy feature that lets me use the same zone file for several domains. So I can keep 1 zone file for a single domain and all its tld's. ...
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What are the correct SPF records to allow both local and Google Apps delivery

We have recently moved our server stack to a new data farm, and some of our clients are experiencing issues with mail being sent from their GApps accounts. Before the server move we had no issues, but ...
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How did this email bypass my SPF settings?

I received a phishing email this morning that appeared to come from one of my addresses to itself. Looking at the headers, I found something interesting. DomainKey-Status: no signature ...
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How Can I Load Balance Outbound Email?

My server have four external IP address. I want to distribute to this IP addresses for sending emails. For example : 1.st mail sending XX.XX.XX.10 ip 2.nd mail sending XX.XX.XX.11 ip 3.rd mail ...
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All headers pass, hotmail still marks as spam [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why Does hotmail still reject my emails? So I've been working a long time on fixing the Hotmail issue, but nothing seems to work: Created my SPF records with the ...
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Why is SPF being validated against my mail server's IP instead of sender's IP?

I have a mail server "example.com" which forwards all emails with recipient "me@example.com" to "me@gmail.com". My mail server runs Postfix and it uses the virtual_alias_maps mechanism to perform the ...
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Error Seting Spf for mail Server

I try using spf record to reduce email spoofing , that cause my domain blocked by others . I have 3 mail server : mail.mydomain.ac.id mail.a.mydomain.ac.id mail.b.mydomain.ac.id ...
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Postfix; Why did this email not get blocked?

Consider the following junk email received in which the recipient address is the same as the sender's address, but this users didn't send them self the email, it is junk mail; (All hostnames and IPs ...
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What value does SenderID provide over SPF and DKIM?

I understand that SPF "binds" a message envelope to a set of permitted IP addresses. SenderID (with the default pra option) "binds" the message header to a set of permitted IPs in addition to the ...
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Understanding the many “FROM” addresses that apply to SenderID, DKIM, and SPF

Can someone tell me when and why a client, MTA relay, Unix .Forward, anonymous relay, or listserver will create, or alter these headers: Resent-Sender: Resent-From: Sender: From: If you can please ...
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SPF blocking some emails. How to complete disable it?

We have configured a SMTP server on IIS. We have not configured any SPF rule. Some emails are going straight to the badmail folder. Most of them have this error message: Address does not pass the ...
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GMail suspects confirmation email in stealing personal information

When user registers on my web site, web site sends user email confirmation link. Subject: Please confirm your email address Body:Please open this link in your browser to confirm your email address: ...
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Will this SPF record restrict delivery of email for the original domain?

As part of the product we offer we send emails on behalf of our clients. Because the emails don't come from an IP associated with the client they are sometimes flagged as spam. We advised some of our ...
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What are DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) and The SPF (Sender Policy Framework)?

I recently saw that cpanel has new entry for DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) and The SPF (Sender Policy Framework). They seems to be talk about a mail/spam prevention, etc I would like to ...
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Rewrite header when no dkim header for specific domains

I have been receiving a lot of mails that are "From" my domain. These mails have usually a different return path (spf passes), but have for example my email in the to and the from header. ...
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PTR OK, SPF, DKIM passed but email messages are marked as Spam by Google?

# host 1.2.3.4 4.3.2.1.in-addr.arpa domain name pointer mail.domain.vn. # dig +short txt domain.vn "v=spf1 a mx ptr -all" # dig +short txt mail.domain.vn "v=spf1 a -all" Here's an email header ...
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Is SPF record valid?

I am getting "softfail error" for the current spf record what should i do? This is the original mail i got from my domain. I added the spf record in my dns. v=spf1 mx mx:smtp.secureserver.net ...
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FROM: header is forged, SENDER: is legit , spam is delivered. how to detect?

In short: What happens: FROM: header is forged, SENDER: is legit , spam is delivered. What I need: Detect forged FROM: header when possible, block delivery Explained: I have a exim server that ...
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SPF google mail + MY IP

So this TEXT record response hardfail XX.XX.XX.XX => my mail server v=spf1 ip4:XX.XX.XX.XX include:aspmx.googlemail.com ~all Question is how to create valid SPF record for sending e-mail for my ...
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SPF record when sending mails from two different IPs

I have somedomain.com on IP 1.1.1.1 I send/receive mail using Outlook connecting to mail.somedomain.com So my DNS records for somedomain.com are the typical: www.somedomain.com >>> A ...
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Where to set up MX and SPF records on sendMail or google apps mail server

Here is my senario: I have domain say myDomain.com is using google app mail server to send and receive emails I have a sendMail server deployed on my a cloudServer that I am using to send email ...
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Why do these emails from amazon SES keep getting marked as spam?

Right now I am sending emails using the php mail() function. I am setting the From: header to an address corresponding to the hostname and also reverse-dns of the server sending the email like this: ...
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SPF Record for sending mail for a different server

I use a different server to send mail to my mailing list. I want to add an SPF record to my domain to show that the IP of the different server is authorized to send mail (as well as the default ...
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Is there any way to add SRS support to cPanel to fix forwarders and SPF records? [closed]

According to OpenSPF, SPF "breaks" email forwarding. SRS is a way to fix it. This is true on one of the cPanel/WHM servers I manage. A customer has a forwarder set up and she is complaining that ...
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Mail server Dns zone file configuration

My server hostname is: test02.s80.in and its IP address is: 176.67.172.209 I want to configure a postfix mail server on this server. Can anyone tell me the correct DNS zone file configuration ...
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How can I change exim's DKIM and SPF for emails sent?

I've now spent 2 hours trying to figure out this issue and I am about to give up and go to bed. I've been having issues with Gmail rejecting emails from my VPS server because of false spam alerts ...
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Should SPF records provided by ISPs contain “all” at the end?

This seems obvious or something I just don't understand. I want to build SPF records for my clients. Most of the email providers provide an SPF record that I can "include" in mine, but they all ...
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I have a mail server that hosts several client emails but 1 in particular is being blocked because of its SBRS score

If I was hosting emails for 3 clients and my reverse DNS is mail.allclients.com and I am hosting for client2.com, client3.com etc. What would be the rDNS for client3.com? Would it reflect the rDNS of ...
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What are SPF records, and how do I configure them?

This is a canonical question about setting up SPF records. I have an office with many computers that share a single external ip (I'm unsure if the address is static or dynamic). Each computer ...
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Change Envelope From to match From header in Postfix

I am using Postfix as a gateway for my domain and need it to change or rewrite the Envelope From address to match the From header. For example, the From: header is "joe@domainA.org" and the Envelope ...
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Hotmail wants me to modify my SPF record

This is my current SPF record. It works well with gmail and yahoo but hotmail was ignoring. So i used their submit system and now they replied me with the text below. This is my current spf v=spf1 a ...
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Gmail rejects emails. Openspf.net fails the tests

I've got a problem with Gmail. It started after one of our trojan infected PCs sent spam for one day from our IP address. We've fixed the problem, but we got into 3 black lists. We've fixed that, ...
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In which DNS zone files i have to put spf record entry to get “spf=pass”?

"Authentication-Results: mx.google.com; spf=neutral (google.com: 46.23.76.174 is neither permitted nor denied by best guess record for domain of vns6.wtech.in) smtp.mail=a@vns6.wtech.in". This ...
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spf record entry

I have two DNS zone files can anyone please tell me in which one I have to add an SPF record? Zone (localhost.zone): $TTL 86400 @ IN SOA @ root ( ...
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How to do spf record entry in dns?

I have a postfix configured cent0s 5.5 mail server in 64 bit configuration. I want to know, how to record sender policy framework(SPF) entry in my domain name server zone files.
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Does an SMTP server have to have a public IP?

We have an SMTP server setup on an internal IP (10.x.x.x) that will send email to our customers. Since the server is inaccessible to DNS lookups from the outside, will this cause issues for sending ...
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How to specify multiple included domains in SPF record?

Our business email is hosted on Google apps. In addition, our web server may also send email. Currently our SPF record in DNS looks like this: domain.com. IN TXT "v=spf1 a ...
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mxttolbox SPF check - showing - all fail & Rest ptr a mx are Passed . What is the reason

Newly created spf record for one of our domain . texxxxx.com goes like this teXXXXXX.com v=spf1 a mx ptr ip4:189.123.111.000 mx:teXXXXX.com -all ( not real values) and mxtool spf check ...
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What takes precedence: an SPF record with “-all” in the primary TXT record, or one in the “include” section?

Suppose I have a domain (company.com) with an SPF that looks like this: v=spf1 ip4:70.70.70.70 include:host.marketing.com -all and "host.marketing.com" looks like this v=spf1 ip4:8.8.8.8 ~all ...
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Mixing SPF records

I have the usual Google Apps SPF record in my DNS: v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com ~all and now, since we are using ZenDesk, I should also add: v=spf1 include:support.zendesk.com ~all Should they ...
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Is using SOFTFAIL over FAIL in the SPF record considered best practice?

Or put another way, is using v=spf1 a mx ~all recommended over using v=spf1 a mx -all? The RFC does not appear to make any recommendations. My preference has always been to use FAIL, which causes ...
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Media Temple, SPF, and Changing IP Addresses

OK...so I have a hosting account with Media Temple and recently had problems with mail servers marking my sent emails as SPAM. I looked into the issue and read it's a good idea to implement SPF which ...