SPF, which abbreviates Sender Policy Framework, is a certification system that is aimed at protecting against the so-called e-mail faking. Essentially, this means sending some message from one email and making it seem to be sent from another with the objective to scam in some way the person getting it. When the SPF protection is running for a domain name, a record which has all of the mail servers authorized to email messages with addresses within the domain is generated. The record is saved on all DNS servers that route the web traffic all over the world, thus they all can identify whether an e-mail message comes from an authentic server or not. The check is conducted at the first server where the e-mail goes through and in the first case the e-mail message is forwarded, while in the second it is removed and it never reaches the supposed recipient. Applying SPF records for your domain names will stop any unwanted people from making use of your email addresses for harmful objectives.

SPF Protection in Website Hosting

SPF protection can be activated for every domain name hosted in a website hosting account on our cloud platform with no more than a few clicks. The function is accessible in the Emails section of our innovative Hepsia Control Panel and what is needed to use it is to pick one of your domain names from a drop-down menu and then enter the hostnames and the IPv4 or IPv6 addresses of the mail servers that will be certified to send emails from your email addresses. As an added option you can even restrict the email messages to be sent from your domain name only if it includes our MX records, i.e. if our servers handle the e-mail addresses for it, not a third-party supplier. This solution will give you the best degree of protection, but it's not applicable when only your website is on our servers while your e-mail addresses for the domain name are taken care of elsewhere. Either way, the SPF protection service will keep your email addresses secure from being used for spam and/or scam purposes.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The SPF protection function is provided with all the Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages, so in case you host your domains in an account on our cloud web hosting platform, you will be able to use the service easily for all of your domain names. The Hepsia Control Panel, which comes as standard with the semi-dedicated accounts, features a rather easy to use interface, so you do not have to be proficient in the use of computers in order to secure your e-mails. You will only need to type the hostname and the IP of each mail server that you'd like to be authorized to send out emails from your addresses and shortly after that the updated record will be activated for the domain name that you've picked. As an additional option, we also allow you to limit your outgoing email messages and protect your mailboxes even further by permitting emails to be sent only if the domain name involved includes our MX records i.e. the e-mail messages for the domain name should be managed on our end and not by another supplier. Thus you'll enjoy even superior control and there won't be any chance for any person to forge your emails for harmful intentions.