Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is a validation system, that is employed to stop the so-called e-mail spoofing where an email message can be sent from one email address, but to look as being sent from a different, typically with the idea to fraud the recipient in some way. If SPF protection is enabled for a domain name, an exclusive record is created for it in the Domain Name System and all the DNS servers around the world receive it. The record contains all mail servers that are allowed to send authentic messages from an address within the domain. When an e-mail is sent, the first DNS server it encounters verifies the SPF record and when its sending server is authorized, the message is forwarded to the target receiver. If, however, the sending server doesn't exist in the SPF record for the particular domain, the email message won't be forwarded and it will be removed. If you use this solution, it'll prevent third parties from sending spam e-mails that appear to have been sent from you.
SPF Protection in Shared Hosting
The SPF protection option is accessible as standard with each and every shared hosting package that we supply and you can use it without difficulty so as to secure the emails for each domain hosted within your account. The service is operated through the Emails section of the cutting-edge, and easy-to-navigate Hepsia Control Panel. What is needed to activate the protection is to type the IP of the e-mail server plus its hostname -, for example. Once the protection is active, only this server will be able to send e-mails from email addresses generated under the domain that you have selected. Your email addresses can be managed by a different provider, but if we take care of them in addition to your site, you may also activate an option for your messages to be sent only if the domain features our MX records. This feature provides you with improved security as only our server will be permitted to send out e-mails from your mailboxes and you will have better control. When you have any questions or in case you have any kind of problems with this service, you will be able to contact our technical support team anytime and they will assist you immediately.
SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting
When you host your domain names in a semi-dedicated server account from our company, you'll be able to benefit from the SPF protection feature as part of the conventional collection of services that you'll get using this type of website hosting. Enabling the protection requires just a couple of easy steps in the Hepsia Control Panel, therefore even in the event that you've never employed this type of feature before, you won't have any type of issues. Using a very easy-to-use interface, you will simply have to insert the information of the mail server which will be permitted to send messages from your email addresses - its hostname ( and IP address (IPv4 or IPv6). The moment the newly generated record propagates, nobody will be able to forge any email address for that particular domain and send email messages from a server different from the one you have typed in. This does not necessarily have to be our mail server, yet if we handle your e-mails, you'll be able to activate one more level of security by choosing an option that emails can be send from addresses only if the domain uses our MX records. Our tech support staff can assist you 24/7 in case you have any kind of questions about this service.