DKIM, which stands for DomainKeys Identified Mail, is an email authentication system, which hinders email headers from being spoofed and email content from being meddled with. This is done by attaching a digital signature to each and every message sent from an email address under a particular domain. The signature is created based on a private encryption key that’s available on the outgoing SMTP server and it can be verified by using a public key, which is available in the global Domain Name System. In this way, any message with modified content or a forged sender can be spotted by email providers. This method will increase your online safety significantly and you’ll know for sure that any message sent from a business partner, a banking institution, and so on, is an authentic one. When you send out messages, the receiver will also know for sure that you are indeed the one who has sent them. Any email message that appears to be bogus may either be tagged as such or may never show up in the receiver’s inbox, based on how the particular provider has chosen to handle such email messages.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Shared Web Hosting
When you purchase one of the Linux shared web hosting that we are offering, the DomainKeys Identified Mail functionality will be activated by default for any domain that you register under your hosting account, so you will not have to create any records or to enable anything manually. When a domain name is added in the Hosted Domains section of our custom-made Hepsia Control Panel using our MX and NS records (so that the emails associated with this domain will be handled by our cloud web hosting platform), a private encryption key will be created instantly on our email servers and a TXT resource record with a public key will be sent to the global DNS database. All addresses created using this domain name will be protected by DKIM, so if you send out email messages such as regular newsletters, they will reach their target destination and the recipients will be sure that the messages are genuine, since the DomainKeys Identified Mail option makes it impossible for unauthorized people to forge your addresses.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our Linux semi-dedicated hosting come with DKIM enabled by default, so if you choose a semi-dedicated server package and you add a domain using our name servers via your Hepsia Control Panel, the records needed for the email validation system will be set up automatically – a private encryption key on our email servers for the electronic signature and a TXT resource record carrying the public key for the global DNS database. As the DKIM protection is set up for a particular domain, all e-mail addresses created with it will have a signature, so you will not have to worry that the messages that you send out may not be delivered to their destination address or that someone may forge any of your email addresses and try to spam/scam people. This may be rather essential if you rely on e-communication in your business, as your partners and/or customers will be able to distinguish authentic email messages from false ones.