SPF, which is an abbreviation for Sender Policy Framework, is a verification system that aims at protecting against the so-called e-mail forging. In simple terms, this indicates sending a message from one email address and making it seem to be sent from another with the purpose to scam in some manner the individual getting it. In case the SPF protection is activated for a domain, a record which has all of the mail servers authorized to email messages with addresses under the domain is created. The record is stored on all of the DNS servers that direct the web traffic around the world, therefore they all can identify if an e-mail message comes from a trustworthy server or not. The check is done at the first server where the e-mail goes through and in the first case the e-mail message is forwarded, and in the second it's removed and it never gets to the intended recipient. Applying SPF records for your domain names will prevent all unauthorized people from making use of your email addresses for malicious purposes.

SPF Protection in Cloud Hosting

The SPF protection option is available as standard with each cloud hosting package that we offer and you're able to use it with ease in order to secure the e-mail addresses for any domain name hosted in your account. The service is operated through the Emails section of the innovative, and intuitive Hepsia Control Panel. What is needed to activate the protection is to type in the IP address of the e-mail server plus its hostname - mail.server.com, for example. Once the protection is activated, only this server will be able to send out e-mail messages from emails created under the domain name that you've picked. Your email addresses can be handled by a different provider, but when we handle them together with your website, you can also activate the option for e-mails to be sent only when the domain has our MX records. This feature gives you superior security as solely our server will be authorized to send messages from your mailboxes and you'll have improved control. If you have any kind of questions or in case you experience any sort of difficulties with this particular service, you can contact our technical support team anytime and they'll help you without delay.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting

The SPF protection feature is featured with all Linux semi-dedicated hosting, so in case you host your domains in an account on our cloud website hosting platform, you're able to activate this particular service with ease for all your domain names. The Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with the semi-dedicated accounts, has a quite user-friendly interface, which means that you will not need to be proficient in the use of computers to protected your emails. You will simply need to type the hostname and the IP of each mail server that you would like to be authorized to send out emails from your addresses and immediately after that the updated record will be activated for the domain that you've selected. As an additional option, we also allow you to control your outgoing emails and protect your mailboxes further by permitting email messages to be sent only if the domain in question has our MX records i.e. the e-mail messages for the domain name have to be handled here and not by a different supplier. By doing this you will enjoy even superior control and there will not be a chance for somebody to forge your e-mail addresses for malicious uses.