DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is a validation system used to confirm that an email has been sent by an authorized mail server or individual. An e-signature is attached to the header of the email by using a private encryption key. When the message is received, a public key that’s available in the global DNS database is used to validate who exactly sent it and if its content has been modified in some way. The chief job of DKIM is to stop the widespread spam and scam emails, as it makes it impossible to fake an email address. If an email message is sent from an email address claiming to belong to your bank, for example, but the signature does not correspond, you will either not receive the email message at all, or you’ll receive it with a warning notification that most probably it’s not genuine. It depends on email service providers what exactly will happen with an email which fails to pass the signature examination. DKIM will also offer you an additional layer of safety when you communicate with your business partners, for instance, since they can see for themselves that all the emails that you exchange are genuine and haven’t been modified on their way.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Cloud Hosting
You’ll be able to make full use of DomainKeys Identified Mail with each Linux cloud hosting packages
that we offer without doing anything in particular, as the needed records for using this validation system are set up automatically by our website hosting platform when you add a domain to an active account through the Hepsia Control Panel. As long as the particular domain name uses our name server records, a private key will be issued and stored on our email servers and a TXT record with a public key will be sent to the Domain Name System. If you send periodic emails to clients or business partners, they will always be received and no unsolicited individual will be able to spoof your email address and make it look like you have written a certain message.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you opt for one of the Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages
offered by our company, you will be able to use the DomainKeys Identified Mail protection service with any domain that you add to your brand-new semi-dedicated server account without any manual setup, as our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform will create all the necessary records automatically, provided that the domain uses our name servers. The latter is needed for a TXT record to be created for the domain, as this is how the public encryption key can become available in the global DNS system. The private key will also be added automatically to our email servers, so anytime you send a new email, it will include our system’s digital signature. The number of unsolicited bulk emails continues to grow each year and very frequently fake addresses are used, but when you make use of our hosting services, you and your customers or colleagues won’t have to worry about that.