SPF, which is an abbreviation for Sender Policy Framework, is a verification system that aims at stopping the so-called email forging. In simple terms, it indicates sending a message from one email and making it seem to be sent from a different one with the purpose to scam in some way the person receiving it. When the SPF protection is running for a domain, a record which has all mail servers authorized to email messages with addresses within the domain is generated. The record is placed on all the DNS servers that direct the Internet traffic around the world, so that they all can recognize if an e-mail message originates from an authentic server or not. The check is performed at the first server where the e-mail goes through and in the first case the email message is forwarded, whereas in the second it is removed and it never reaches the supposed recipient. Applying SPF records for your domains will stop any unauthorized people from making use of your emails for harmful purposes.

SPF Protection in Shared Website Hosting

SPF protection can be activated for any domain hosted in a shared website hosting account on our cloud hosting platform with just a few clicks. The feature can be found in the Emails section of our innovative Hepsia Control Panel and all you need to activate it is to pick one of your domain names from the drop-down list and enter the hostnames as well as the IPv4 or IPv6 addresses of the e-mail servers that will be certified to send email messages from your email addresses. As an added option you may also restrict the e-mails to be sent from your domain only if it includes our MX records, i.e. if our servers manage the email addresses for it, not a third-party supplier. This solution offers you the best degree of safety, but it is not applicable if only your site is on our servers while your email addresses for the domain are managed somewhere else. Regardless, the SPF protection service will keep your email addresses safe from being used for spam and scam purposes.