DKIM, which is an acronym for DomainKeys Identified Mail, is a validation system, which hinders email headers from being forged and email content from being meddled with. This is done by attaching a digital signature to each and every email message sent from an address under a particular domain. The signature is published on the basis of a private cryptographic key that’s available on the outbound mail server and it can be verified 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 forged sender can be identified by mail service providers. This technology will boost your web security greatly and you will know for sure that any e-mail message sent from a business ally, a bank, and so on, is a legitimate one. When you send messages, the recipient will also be sure that you are indeed the one who has sent them. Any email message that turns out to be phony may either be marked as such or may never show up in the recipient’s mailbox, based on how the given provider has chosen to deal with such email messages.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Cloud Hosting

If you host a domain in a cloud hosting account with us, all the obligatory records for using the DomainKeys Identified Mail feature will be added by default. This will happen the moment you add the domain name in the Control Panel’s Hosted Domains section, on the condition that it also uses our NS resource records. A private key will be created on our email servers, whereas a public key will be sent to the global DNS database automatically by using the TXT resource record. In this way, you won’t need to do anything manually and you will be able to take full advantage of all the benefits of this email authentication system – your emails will be delivered to any destination without being rejected and no one will be able to send out messages faking your email addresses. The latter is rather important if the nature of your online presence suggests sending regular newsletters or offers via email to prospective and current customers.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Hosting

When you select any of the Linux semi-dedicated services that we offer, you will be able to use the DKIM option with any domain that you add to your brand new semi-dedicated server account without any manual intervention, as our outstanding cloud platform will set up all the required records automatically, as long as the domain uses our name servers. The aforementioned is needed for a TXT resource record to be created for the domain, since this is how the public cryptographic key can become available in the global DNS database. The private key will also be added automatically to our email servers, so every time you send a new email, it will have our platform’s digital signature. The number of unsolicited bulk emails continues to grow every year and very frequently forged addresses are used, but if you make use of our hosting services, you and your customers or colleagues will not need to bother about that.