DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is an authentication system used to check that an email message has been sent by an authorized individual or server. An e-signature is added to the email’s header by using a private key. When the message is received, a public key that’s available in the global DNS database is used to verify who exactly sent it and whether its content has been modified in any way. The chief job of DKIM is to impede the widespread spam and scam email messages, as it makes it impossible to fake an email address. If a message is sent from an address claiming to belong to your bank, for example, but the signature does not correspond, you will either not get the email at all, or you’ll get it with a warning note that most likely it’s not a genuine one. It depends on mail service providers what exactly will happen with an email that fails to pass the signature test. DomainKeys Identified Mail will also supply you with an extra security layer when you communicate with your business associates, for example, as they can see for themselves that all the e-mail messages that you exchange are genuine and have not been tampered with on their way.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Cloud Website Hosting
You will be able to make use of DomainKeys Identified Mail with each and every Linux cloud website hosting that we offer without having to do anything in particular, as the needed records for using this authentication system are created automatically by our hosting platform when you add a domain to an active account via the Hepsia Control Panel. If the particular domain uses our name server records, a private key will be issued and stored on our email servers and a TXT resource record with a public key will be sent to the DNS system. If you send regular emails to clients or business associates, they will always be delivered and no unauthorized person will be able to forge your address and make it look like you have sent a certain email message.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Servers
When you opt for one of the Linux semi-dedicated hosting plans offered by our company, you’ll be able to use the DomainKeys Identified Mail option with any domain name that you add to your brand-new semi-dedicated hosting account without any manual setup, as our top-notch cloud web hosting platform will create all the obligatory records automatically, on the condition that the domain uses our name servers. The aforementioned is needed for a TXT resource record to be created for the domain, since this is how the public cryptographic key can become available in the global DNS database. The private key will also be added automatically to our mail servers, so whenever you send out a new message, it will have our system’s digital signature. The number of unsolicited bulk messages continues to increase every year and rather frequently spoofed addresses are used, but when you make use of our hosting services, you and your customers or partners will not need to worry about that.