DomainKeys Identified Mail, or DKIM, is a system for checking the legitimacy of an email message by using an e-signature. When DomainKeys Identified Mail is enabled for a specific domain, a public key is published to the global Domain Name System and a private one is kept on the mail server. If a new email message is sent, a signature is generated using the private key and when the message is received, the signature is checked by the incoming POP3/IMAP mail server using the public key. In this way, the recipient can easily discern if the email message is genuine or if the sender’s address has been forged. A mismatch will appear if the content of the email message has been altered on its way as well, so DomainKeys Identified Mail can also be used to ensure that the sent and the received messages are identical and that nothing has been added or removed. This email validation system will heighten your email safety, as you can verify the authenticity of the important email messages that you receive and your colleagues can do likewise with the email messages that you send them. Depending on the particular email provider’s adopted policies, an email that fails the test may be deleted or may be delivered to the recipient’s inbox with a warning notification.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Cloud Website Hosting
You will be able to make the most of DomainKeys Identified Mail with each and every Linux cloud website hosting that we’re offering without having to do anything in particular, because the required records for using this authentication system are created automatically by our website hosting platform when you add a domain to an active hosting account through the Hepsia Control Panel. As long as the given domain name uses our name server records, a private key will be created and stored on our email servers and a TXT resource record with a public key will be sent to the global Domain Name System. In case you send regular emails to customers or business collaborators, they’ll always be received and no unsolicited party will be able to spoof your address and make it look like you’ve written a particular message.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our Linux semi-dedicated hosting come with DomainKeys Identified Mail enabled by default, so if you opt for a semi-dedicated package and you add a domain using our name servers through your Hepsia Control Panel, the records required for the email authentication system will be created automatically – a private key on our mail servers for the e-signature and a TXT resource record carrying the public key for the global Domain Name System. Since the DKIM protection is set up for a specific domain name, all e-mail addresses created under it will have a signature, so you will not have to worry that the emails that you send may not be delivered to their target email address or that someone may forge any of your email addresses and attempt to spam/scam people. This may be very important when you rely on email communication in your business, as your colleagues and/or clients will be able to distinguish genuine email messages from counterfeit ones.