How should I setup parked/inactive domains?

Most companies have a set of active domains which they use to send mail from. However most of the time there are also parked (or inactive) domains. These are domains which have been registered by a customer, but which are not used to send email or host a website. This can be ‘typo domains’ or …

What is a DMARC Policy?

Available DMARC policies There are three DMARC policies you can choose of if an email fails the DMARC checks. You can choose NONE, QUARANTINE and REJECT. Monitor policy: p=none With NONE you do not want the email receiver to do anything with the emails send. The email just goes into the inbox / folder of the receiver …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Can I receive a copy of the DMARC reports?

You can achieve this in multiple ways, but it is surely possible! Add multiple emailaddresses to your DMARC record You can add more then 1 URI to your DMARC DNS record to receive the reports as well. An example of this can be: v=DMARC1; rua=mailto:[email protected],mailto:[email protected]; p=none; sp=none; fo=0; Caution: Using this setup it is important …

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 …

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 long does it take for DMARC reports to appear?

The first step to start deploying 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, …