Can I see the HTML of invalid messages?

DMARC Analyzer doesn’t store the body of Forensic reports by default. It is possible that privacy sensitive data is included in these emails. For analysis it will be harder as you don’t know which email cause your DMARC to fail. To fix this problem we introduced a new method to view the Forensic reports. When …

How to create a DMARC record

A DMARC record is the record where the DMARC rulesets are defined. This record informs the ISPs (like Gmail, Microsoft, Yahoo! etc.) if a domain is set up to use DMARC. The DMARC record contains the policy. The DMARC record should be placed in your DNS. The TXT record name should be “_dmarc.yourdomain.com.” where “yourdomain.com” …

What is a DMARC Policy?

What is a DMARC Policy? A DMARC Policy tells the email receivers like Microsoft (Hotmail, Live, Outlook etc), Gmail, Yahoo! and other DMARC Internet Service Providers who adopted DMARC what to do if an email fails the DMARC check. There are three DMARC policies you can choose of if an email fails the DMARC checks. …

I do not have a DMARC record yet

The core of a DMARC implementation is your DMARC record. This is easy to setup and necessary to use DMARC Analyzer and see which systems are sending mail on behalf of your domain. You do not have a DMARC record yet and want to start with DMARC? With help of the DMARC Record Creator you …

Can DMARC decrease the amount of spam and phishing I receive?

Yes it partially can, however you are not in control at this point. If you receive very much spam and/or phishing, you should probably take a look at a great spamfilter or contact your ISP to help you with this. DMARC is intended to reduce the amount of spam and phishing, however this is from …

How can I grant access to collegues and define their permissions?

If you have collegues which you’d like to grant access to your DMARC Analyzer data, you can easily create additional user accounts to do so. Click on your name in the top right corner and click on the ‘User management’ section. Click on the ‘Add’ button to add a new user to the tool. After …

Can I add old reports?

Have you setup DMARC some time ago and would you like to add the old reports you may have already received to DMARC? You can do so by uploading them through the interface. Take a look at our uploader on the ‘DMARC aggregate reports’ > ‘Manual upload’ page. Drag the reports into the container (or …

Unknown sources in the DKIM aligned section

You may see sources you do not recognize in the ‘ DMARC compliant – DKIM aligned’ section. This may occur if you send DKIM signed email to these sources and the recipient has configured a forward. This would mean the original receiving server of the message will forward the message to the new destination as …

How can I grant access to other users in my organisation?

If you have signed up for our premium version, you get the option to add new users to your DMARC Analyzer account. To do so, click on your name in the top right corner of the application and click on the ‘User management’ page. Click on the ‘add’ icon to add a new user and …

How we you calculate the volume you get charged on?

We base our subscription on the amount of sent DMARC compliant messages we get reported back in the DMARC aggregate reports. Each DMARC aggregate report could thus describe a larger number of compliant messages. We do not charge you for the invalid messages, so basically, all messages in the ‘green’ rows (check the “Per result” …

What does ‘Maximum lookups exceeded’ mean?

SPF records only allow 10 ‘lookups’ to reduce the load on the email receivers side. The following mechanisms count as lookups: a mx include require ptr The ‘nested’ lookups also count. If you exceed this threshold, the items after the 10th lookup may (/probably will) not count as valid SPF sources. You will need to …

What does the crown icon mean?

We offer a free version with several nice features which is available to low volume users. However, our premium version offers a great list of interesting and helpful features. We indicate these features in our menu using a crown. So, are you a premium member? These pages is the great stuff you actually pay for. …

Setup forwarding from Google Apps

If you use Google Apps and you would like to set up your own address in the DMARC DNS record, Google will require confirmation from our end to allow automated forwarding. We will automatically confirm forwarding requests. To confirm this, you will also receive an email with the confirmation code from Google.

What is alignment?

DMARC is all about verifying that the address in the ‘From’ header is the actual sender of the message. To achieve this, the technical settings to verify senders DKIM and SPF are used. However, both DKIM and SPF do not require the From header and the user identity for either DKIM or SPF to match. …