How to validate your SPF record

validate your SPF record using the SPF Record Checker   learn how to create an SPF record If an SPF record is found, you will see a screen similar to the screenshot below: Please make sure the SPF record doesn’t exceed the maximum of 10 lookups! The SPF records are correctly configured when: The page …

How to validate a DKIM record

validate your DKIM record using the DKIM Record Checker   Troubleshoot the DKIM record implementation If the selector is not valid, please check with your hosting provider if the records are entered correctly in your Domain Name Server (DNS). Using the command-line tool dig in OSX and Linux, you can debug some more to try and figure …

How to choose the right DMARC Policy to protect your email channel

With almost 5 billion email accounts worldwide, there’s no channel with a wider reach than the email channel. This ensures that cyber criminals like to use this channel for malicious purposes. Despite the fact that better security measures have been taken to protect this channel in recent years, the crime on this channel is increasing …

When to enforce the DMARC policy to reject?

The following article covers when an organization is ready to enforce the DMARC policy. We give comprehensive guidance on how to enforce the DMARC policy and discuss whether it is always desirable to enforce the DMARC policy to reject. What DMARC policies are available and what impact do they have on email delivery? Within DMARC …

How to approach vendors with DMARC related questions?

Deploying DMARC for all domains can be a hard process. During this process a lot of sources need to be set up correctly in order to send DMARC compliant email. Some sources have documentation available on how to let their emails become DMARC compliant. However most sources do not and therefore it can be difficult …

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. Available DMARC policies There are three DMARC policies you can choose of if an email fails …

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 …

How to start with DMARC?

This article provides all guidance on how to start with DMARC. One of the first steps in the DMARC deployment process is to publish a DMARC record into your DNS this in order to start collecting DMARC reports. The published DMARC record instructs ISPs to send DMARC reports. In order to start receiving DMARC reports …