DomainKeys Identified Mail, or DKIM, is a system for checking the genuineness of an email message by using an electronic signature. When DKIM is activated for a specific domain, a public encryption key is published to the global Domain Name System and a private one is kept on the email server. When a new email is sent, a signature is issued using the private key and when the message is delivered, the signature is authenticated by the POP3/IMAP mail server using the public key. Thus, the receiver can easily know if the email message is genuine or if the sender’s address has been forged. A mismatch will appear if the content of the email has been altered on its way as well, so DomainKeys Identified Mail can also be used to make sure that the sent and the delivered messages are identical and that nothing has been added or deleted. This validation system will heighten your email security, since you can validate the authenticity of the important emails that you receive and your partners can do likewise with the email messages that you send them. Depending on the particular email provider’s policy, an email that fails to pass the test may be erased or may show up in the receiver’s mailbox with a warning notification.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Shared Web Hosting
You’ll be able to take advantage of DomainKeys Identified Mail with each and every Linux shared web hosting that we offer without needing to do anything specific, because the required records for using this validation system are created automatically by our hosting platform when you add a domain to an active account using the Hepsia Control Panel. If the particular domain name uses our name server records, a private cryptographic key will be created and stored on our email servers and a TXT record with a public key will be sent to the global Domain Name System. If you send periodic emails to clients or business collaborators, they’ll always be received and no unauthorized person will be able to forge your address and make it seem like you’ve sent a certain message.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Hosting
All compulsory DKIM records will be created automatically by our cloud web hosting platform when you add a domain as hosted in a semi-dedicated server account, so in case you choose to order a semi-dedicated server plan, you will not have to configure anything to be able to use the email authentication system. The domain should use our name servers so that its DNS records can be managed by us and if this condition is satisfied, a private cryptographic key will be created on our mail servers and a public key will be added to the DNS system by a special TXT resource record. All email addresses that you set up using the domain name will be protected by DKIM, which will make it impossible for third parties to spoof any address. Both you and your colleagues or customers can take advantage of this feature, since it will guarantee a higher protection level for your e-correspondence.