Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is a verification system, that is designed to stop the so-called e-mail spoofing where an e-mail message is sent from one email, but to look as being sent from another, usually with the purpose to fraud the recipient in some way. If SPF protection is enabled for a domain name, a unique record is created for it in the Domain Name System and all of the DNS servers globally get it. The record features all of the mail servers that are permitted to send valid messages from an e-mail address within the domain. When a message is sent, the very first DNS server it encounters checks the SPF record and when its sending server is authorized, the message is sent to the targeted destination. In case, however, the sending server is not contained in the SPF record for the particular domain, the email message will not be forwarded and it will be discarded. In case you employ this service, it will prevent third parties from sending spam emails that look as if they have been sent from you.

SPF Protection in Cloud Hosting

You are able to activate the SPF protection service for your domain names with just a couple of clicks inside the Hepsia Control Panel, which is included in all of our Linux cloud hosting packages. This is performed via the section bearing an identical name and you are able to enable the protection for any domain part of our cutting-edge cloud hosting platform. Using a really intuitive interface, all you'll have to enter is the hostname of the mail server that will be approved to send out messages from your emails and its IPv4 or IPv6 address. Of course, you can include several servers too, when needed. In case your e-mails are taken care of by us, you may also use an even more risk-free option by putting a limit that email messages can be sent only if your domain names feature our MX records. This alternative can't be used when your web site is hosted with us, but your e-mail addresses are with a third-party supplier. In either case, the SPF protection solution will greatly enhance your web protection and stop others from forging your email addresses.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The SPF protection function is available with all of the Linux semi-dedicated packages, so if you host your domain names in an account on our cloud web hosting platform, you will be able to use this particular service easily for all of your domains. The Hepsia Control Panel, which comes as standard with the semi-dedicated accounts, has a very easy to work with interface, therefore you will not need to be proficient in the use of computers in order to secure your e-mail addresses. You will only have to type the hostname and the IP address of each mail server that you would like to be certified to send emails from your addresses and right after that the new record will be active for the domain that you've chosen. As an extra option, we'll also give you the ability to control your outgoing e-mail messages and protect your mailboxes even better by allowing e-mail messages to be sent only when the domain involved has our MX records i.e. the email messages for the domain name need to be handled here and not by another supplier. Thus you will get even superior control and there will not be a chance for anybody to fake your e-mail addresses for malicious purposes.