DKIM, which is short for DomainKeys Identified Mail, is an email authentication system, which impedes email addresses from being spoofed and email content from being modified. This is done by attaching an electronic signature to each email message sent from an email address under a certain domain. The signature is generated based on a private key that is available on the outbound SMTP server and it can be validated by using a public key, which is available in the global Domain Name System. In this way, any email message with modified content or a spoofed sender can be recognized by email providers. This approach will enhance your web safety markedly and you’ll be sure that any message sent from a business ally, a banking institution, etc., is authentic. When you send emails, the recipient will also know for sure that you are indeed the one who has sent them. Any mail that appears to be fake may either be tagged as such or may never appear in the receiver’s inbox, depending on how the given provider has chosen to handle such emails.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Shared Hosting

In case you host a domain name in a shared hosting account from us, all the required records for using the DomainKeys Identified Mail functionality will be added by default. This will happen as soon as you add the domain in the Hosted Domains section of the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, on the condition that your domain also uses our NS records. A private key will be created on our email servers, whereas a public key will be sent to the global Domain Name System automatically by using the TXT resource record. In this way, you won’t have to do anything manually and you’ll be able to take advantage of all the benefits of this email validation system – your email messages will be delivered to any target audience without being denied and no one will be able to send email messages faking your addresses. The latter is pretty important in case the nature of your worldwide web presence involves sending regular offers or newsletters via email to potential and current customers.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our semi-dedicated services come with DKIM enabled by default, so in case you opt for a semi-dedicated package and you add a domain name using our name servers via your Hepsia Control Panel, the records required for the validation system will be created automatically – a private key on our email servers for the e-signature and a TXT record carrying the public key for the global DNS system. Since the protection is set up for a particular domain, all addresses created with it will have a signature, so you won’t have to worry that the messages that you send out may not be delivered to their target address or that someone may fake any of your addresses and attempt to scam/spam people. This may be extremely essential in case you rely on e-communication in your business, as your partners and/or customers will be able to distinguish genuine emails from counterfeit ones.