DKIM, which is an abbreviation for DomainKeys Identified Mail, is a validation system, which prevents email headers from being forged and email content from being tampered with. This is achieved by adding an electronic signature to each and every email sent from an address under a particular domain. The signature is issued on the basis of a private cryptographic key that is available on the outbound SMTP mail server and it can be validated by using a public key, which is available in the global DNS database. Thus, any email with edited content or a forged sender can be spotted by mail service providers. This method will heighten your worldwide web safety tremendously and you will be sure that any message sent from a business partner, a bank, etc., is a genuine one. When you send out email messages, the recipient will also be sure that you are indeed the one who has sent them. Any email that turns out to be fraudulent may either be marked as such or may never show up in the recipient’s mailbox, depending on how the particular provider has decided to cope with such messages.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Web Hosting
You will be able to take full advantage of DomainKeys Identified Mail with each and every Linux web hosting service that we’re offering without the need to do anything specific, as the required records for using this authentication system are set up automatically by our web hosting platform when you add a domain to an active account using the Hepsia Control Panel. As long as the given domain name uses our name server records, a private cryptographic key will be generated and kept on our mail servers and a TXT resource record with a public key will be sent to the DNS database. If you send regular messages to clients or business allies, they will always be delivered and no unauthorized party will be able to spoof your email address and make it look like you have sent a particular email message.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated servers come with DomainKeys Identified Mail activated by default, so in case you select a semi-dedicated package and you add a domain using our name servers via your Hepsia Control Panel, the records needed for the authentication system will be set up automatically – a private cryptographic key on our email servers for the electronic signature and a TXT record carrying the public key for the global Domain Name System. As the DKIM protection is set up for a specific domain name, all addresses created using it will carry a signature, so you won’t need to worry that the messages that you send out may not reach their target email address or that somebody may fake any of your addresses and try to spam/scam people. This may be very essential if you use e-communication in your business, since your associates and/or clients will be able to distinguish real email messages from phony ones.