Tag Archives: SPF record

Email Marketing – How to Avoid being placed on Spamming Lists

… avoiding the Spam Lists for the Email Administrator Use and maintain SPF policies. This will help other servers to determine any rogue sender that will try to spoof email addresses in your domain. Remember, maintaining the SPF record is mandatory. If you forget to update the SPF record when an infrastructure change, (such as a new SMTP server), is made other SMTP server will treat the new server as a possible SPAMMER and will flag legitimate email as SPAM. If your Marketing Department is using …

SPF – Sender Policy Framework an Antispam solution

… owner publishes an SPF record in the domain’s DNS zone. (2) The receiving server checks the message against the SPF record policy in the DNS zone. The receiving mail server then can accept or reject the message based on the compliance with the domain’s stated policy. If the message comes from an unknown server, it can be considered a fake. The SPF will help tremendously against spoofing. Email Spoofing means faking the source of an email message so that it appears as coming from a …

Email address Spoofing – Someone is Using My address to Send Spam

… email based on SPF record and other criteria and accept or reject the email based on the total score. For instance if the SPF record tells that any emails originating from non authorized servers should not be trusted the email gets the necessary points to be treated as SPAM and it gets rejected. If the SPF record treats the non authorized servers neutral the message could pass or could be rejected if other it contains other SPAM characteristics. Do not publish any email addresses on Web pages. …