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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What should be the spf record for my domain?

I have my own registered domain. I have a dedicated IP for my domain. I use a shared hosting service for my website. I want to send mail with php's function mail();. I have created one email ...
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What's wrong with my SPF record?

This is my SPF record: v=spf1 a ip4:111.222.333.444 include:_spf.google.com ~all I sent a test email to my Gmail address and below are the headers. I replaced real IP address with 111.222.333.444 ...
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sender id temperror hotmail.com

I am on vps and trying send mail. all is ok except hotmail I search some and it seems, i am jumping on providers local ips: "Received: by 10.236.102.139 with SMTP id d11cs133207yhg; Tue, 19 Jul ...
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Help with SPF record setup for multiple domains?

I have setup a mail server where the host name is mail.mail-apps.com. I have setup a wild card entry in my DNS for the IP address. The mail cname point to the wild card. I then setup an mx record that ...
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I'm missing some zone files, and I need them to configure some SPF settings. How do I create them?

I recently noticed that my recently setup domain, example.com, was being used to send spam. So, I decided to fix this and found some information on SPF configuration, and that I'd need to go edit the ...
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SPF records for SMTP service

Please help me to create SPF record that will be helpful to validate my outgoing mail. Here is my server environment. We hosted an application at one hosting provider. Though he provided mail ...
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Emails going into junk and spf records

our emails are being flagged as junk. I have two different webistes both with their own dedicted ip address. sitea.com = xx.xx.xx.43 siteb.com = xx.xx.xx.44 Im using hmailserver to host our emails ...
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How can I improve my domain's DNS record?

What DNS information can I add or change to improve the DNS record for my domain name (tjrobinson.net)? I use it to host a basic website and for my email. ZoneEdit host my DNS records. Ideas so far ...
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How to set up spf records to send mail from google hosted apps to gmail addresses

I'm trying to work out why email I send from one domain I own is rejected by another that I own, and while I think it may be related to how I've setup spf records, I'm not sure what steps I need to ...
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SPF for various servers

Somewhat related to: http://serverfault.com/questions/4354/how-do-i-configure-spf-for-multiple-domains-on-a-server-also-allowing-gmail-as I have a MX record for my primary domain (j.com) that is my ...
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Originating (non-critical) emails from a “less-trusted” host

Background We have a webapp running on webapp.example.com that (amongst other things) sends messages by email from time to time. These messages are non-critical: whilst we would like to make a best ...
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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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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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gmail contacts IP from SPF and fails to send mail to some domains

I have strange problem with my SPF records and gmail MX. I have this SPF setup v=spf1 a mx ip4:IP1 ip4:IP2 include:_spf.google.com ~all In this case, if I send an email to two specific domains, ...
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SRS + SPF for Exchange Server

Is there a specific way to enable SRS on Exchange, or a similar function, on a SPF enabled domain? I have a SPF Record set to ~all, and noticed that out of office (OOO) emails are failing due to them ...
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Sending email from a Google Apps address

I have a website in a Linode VPS in Linode. The email address to receive emails is hosted in Google Apps, but I send emails from postfix. For that to work and not cause problems with spam folders, I ...
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SPF record to block other Google Apps accounts

We are having problems with people sending emails from @.com via Google Apps and are looking for a way to block this. Our spf-records allow Googles servers to send mail from our domain as this is how ...
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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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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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Why Are SPF Records Failing?

Ok I've been going through various different sites, resources and topics here trying to figure out what is wrong with my SPF records but no matter what I do they don't seem to pass. Here's what I have ...
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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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SPF records when sending multi-domain emails from one host

We have a CMS system in which multiple customers run their websites from a single virtual machine. Pages generated by the CMS allow forms to be filled in, which trigger emails to be sent. I am having ...
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Exim how to configure SPF

I'm playing with Exim trying to create a mail server for a company, basically i'm able to send email without problem using command line or via localhost. I was trying to set SPF header but I can ...
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Where can I find a comprehensive guide for starting to understand and use SPF records?

I haven't done much with SPF records before. I understand that the concept behind them is to specify which servers (ip's) are allowed to send mail signed "from" a particular domain - which is ...
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Failed Gmail SPF check when importing mail through IMAP from our mailbox when original email was sent with ESMTP headers

We have a strange situation: we receive an email with ESMTP headers in it our server accepts it, it's fine we import that mail in Gmail like any other emails from our boxes Gmail makes SPF check ...
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How does SPF reduce backscatter with a Google Apps account

Reading up on the SPF spec, I understand that SPF designates certain IPs as valid sender SMTP server IPs. For Google Apps, the SPF record is supposed to be v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com ~all. The ...
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SPF Records for QuickBooks Online

QuickBooks online sends email from the email address listed on the account. This is always going to be the email address of the business rather than an email address that Intuit have permission to ...
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Sent mails go to spam on Gmail but not on Yahoo

Why is a message like the following going to Gmails SPAM folder? I noticed that the same message goes correctly to Yahoo!s Inbox, but observing the header i see (in the received Yahoo message the ...
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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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Is this SPF record correct for me?

I'm completely new to Stack Overflow, so Hi! I need to add an SPF record to my site "main.com" (not the real address) to allow an email publishing company "emailpublishers.com" (not the real address) ...
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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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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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Should I put SPF checks before or after RBL checks in Postfix SMTP server?

I am setting up a Postfix SMTP server (pre v2.10) and was thinking to put the smtpd_recipient_restrictions as follows. smtpd_recipient_restrictions= permit_mynetworks, ...
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Combining multiple SPF records - SenderID - kind of lost

Tried to read up on SPF record creating but I am a bit lost. I need to combine and create an SPF record because our email is not getting through. Here are the ways we send email: Daily ...
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postfix mails goes to hotmail junk

I have a problem that I can't solve which is whenever I send an email from my mail server to Hotmail, it gets into the Junk folder. I'm using CentOS 6.3, SELINUX is disabled. Here are my named zone ...
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Proper SPF setup to allow my server and Google

This is my first time setting up SPF records, so I'd just like some experienced eyes to make sure I'm doing this properly. I have several domains, but I'll focus on one of them: propertysolved.com I ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I add a secondary DNS server for specific record types?

My hosting provider won't support certain DNS records (SPF, long CNAMEs, etc), but I refuse to switch providers. I have my own local DNS with a forward zone for my domain, and I'd like to use my ...
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Proper Setup of SPF Record

OK, so, i'm only so familiar with how the SPF system works, and my domain is being used to send all kinds of spam. Here is my current spf record: v=spf1 ip4:web.host.ip ip4:108.60.203.190 +a +mx ...
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I am able to receive mails but unable to send via my SMTP server?

I have a shared hosting server from hostgator, in which I created an email 'support@mydomain.com'. Then I enabled both DKIM and SPF (as I read on a few threads that SPF should be enabled to ensure a ...
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Dynamically set SRS_DOMAIN

I have a mailserver forwarding mail and using postsrsd for SRS. Since postsrsd uses postfix's mydomain setting to alter the Return-Path, is there a way to set the SRS_DOMAIN for forwarded mail based ...
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What is the difference between -all and ~all in a DNS SPF record? [duplicate]

I've found that our current DNS SPF record uses the ~all keyword, but in most examples I've seen -all used. What's the difference between the two?
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hMailServer forwarding and distribution lists with SPF checking

I have installed and configured hMailServer, primarily to allow me to create a distribution list for a private organisation, and some email address aliases. This is so that members of the ...
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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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cPanel Server Email to Gmail marked as Spam, SPF, DKIM, and rDNS pass

Having this issue on a cPanel server 11.34.1 that hosts multiple domains. Email originating from this box on the sendingdomain.com address is flagged as Spam by Gmail. I've implemented SPF and DKIM, ...
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Unable to send mail to hotmail from rackspace cloud

I'm having issue sending mail from postfix on a rackspace cloud instance for my domain. Hotmail says "550 SC-001 (SNT0-MC4-F35) Unfortunately, messages from 198.101.x.x weren't sent. Please contact ...
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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 ...