DKIM, which is short for DomainKeys Identified Mail, is an email authentication system, which impedes email headers from being spoofed and email content from being manipulated. This is done by attaching an e-signature to each email message sent from an email address under a specific domain name. The signature is published on the basis of a private cryptographic key that’s available on the outgoing mail server and it can be validated using a public key, which is available in the global Domain Name System. Thus, any email message with altered content or a spoofed sender can be recognized by email service providers. This method will heighten your web security greatly and you’ll know for sure that any e-mail message sent from a business partner, a bank, etc., is a genuine one. When you send out messages, the recipient will also be sure that you are indeed the one who has sent them. Any email message that appears to be phony may either be tagged as such or may never reach the receiver’s mailbox, based on how the particular provider has decided to cope with such messages.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Cloud Website Hosting
If you host a domain in a cloud website hosting account with our company, all the obligatory records for using the DomainKeys Identified Mail feature will be added by default. This will happen the moment you add the domain name in the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia Control Panel, provided that your domain also uses our NS resource records. A private encryption key will be created on our mail servers, whereas a public key will be sent to the global DNS database automatically by using the TXT record. In this way, you will not have to do anything manually and you’ll be able to make use of all the benefits of this email authentication system – your messages will be sent to any destination without being disallowed and nobody will be able to send out messages forging your email addresses. The latter is pretty important in case the nature of your online presence involves sending out regular offers or newsletters via email to potential and existing customers.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our Linux semi-dedicated packages come with DKIM activated by default, so if you pick a semi-dedicated server package and you add a domain using our name servers through your Hepsia Control Panel, the records required for the validation system will be created automatically – a private cryptographic key on our email servers for the digital signature and a TXT record carrying the public key for the DNS system. Since the DKIM protection is set up for a particular domain, all addresses created under it will carry a signature, so you will not need to worry that the messages that you send out may not be delivered to their destination email address or that somebody may forge any of your addresses and try to scam/spam people. This may be extremely essential if you use electronic communication in your business, as your partners and/or customers will be able to distinguish real emails from false ones.