What is an Organizational Domain?

While implementing DMARC you will probably see the term ‘Organizational Domain’. This basically is your main domain combined with the domain extension. Examples: rep.dmarcanalyzer.com => dmarcanalyzer.com yourdomain.com => yourdomain.com yourdomain.co.uk => yourdomain.co.uk subdomain.yourdomain.com.au => yourdomain.com.au

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 long does it take for the reports to appear in the tool?

The first step to start implementing DMARC is to update your DNS record as instructed by our setup. However you may not directly see results in the tool. ISPs (/ DMARC report senders) may cache the results of the DNS records for up to 72 hours (independent of the TTL of your DNS records). So, …

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 …

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. …

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 …

How do you calculate the volume you charge 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” …

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.

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 …

I’m missing forensic reports?!

Are you missing reports in the forensic section? This can have several causes. We try to explain possible causes of this here. Not all ISP’s send forensics Not all ISP’s send the forensic reports. This is mostly due to privacy considerations, but also due to performance related issues. Providing a copy of invalid messages to …