DomainKeys Identified Mail, or DKIM, is a system for verifying the genuineness of an email message by using an e-signature. When DKIM is enabled for a given domain name, a public key is published to the global Domain Name System and a private one is stored on the email server. If a new email message is sent, a signature is generated using the private key and when the message is delivered, the signature is verified by the receiving server using the public key. In this way, the receiver can easily know if the message is legitimate or if the sender’s email address has been spoofed. A discrepancy will occur if the content of the email has been altered on its way as well, so DKIM can also be used to make sure that the sent and the delivered email messages are identical and that nothing has been added or deleted. This email validation system will increase your email safety, as you can confirm the authenticity of the important emails that you receive and your colleagues can do the same with the messages that you send them. Depending on the particular email provider’s policy, an email message that fails the test may be deleted or may emerge in the recipient’s inbox with a warning alert.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Hosting

When you obtain one of the Linux hosting that we offer, the DomainKeys Identified Mail option will be enabled by default for any domain name that you register under your shared website hosting account, so you won’t need to set up any records or to enable anything manually. When a domain name is added in the Hosted Domains section of our custom-made Hepsia Control Panel using our NS and MX records (so that the email messages associated with this domain name will be handled by our cloud platform), a private key will be generated immediately on our email servers and a TXT record with a public key will be sent to the global DNS system. All addresses set up with this domain name will be protected by DomainKeys Identified Mail, so if you send email messages such as periodic newsletters, they will reach their target audience and the recipients will know that the messages are genuine, as the DomainKeys Identified Mail functionality makes it impossible for unauthorized people to forge your email addresses.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you select one of the semi-dedicated packages offered by us, you’ll be able to use the DKIM protection service with any domain that you register through your brand-new account without any manual setup, as our outstanding cloud web hosting platform will create all the mandatory records automatically, on the condition that the domain name uses our name servers. The aforementioned is needed for a TXT resource record to be set up for the domain name, as this is how the public key can become available in the global DNS system. The private key will also be added automatically to our mail servers, so anytime you send a new email, it will carry our platform’s electronic signature. The number of unsolicited bulk email messages continues to grow each year and very frequently spoofed email addresses are used, but if you use our hosting services, you and your clients or partners won’t have to bother about that.