DKIM, which is an acronym for DomainKeys Identified Mail, is an email authentication system, which hinders email addresses from being forged and email content from being meddled with. This is achieved by adding an electronic signature to each email message sent from an email address under a given domain name. The signature is created on the basis of a private encryption key that is available on the outgoing server and it can be validated with a public key, which is available in the global DNS database. Thus, any message with modified content or a spoofed sender can be spotted by email providers. This technology will heighten your worldwide web security tremendously and you’ll know for sure that any email message sent from a business ally, a banking institution, and so on, is authentic. When you send messages, the receiver will also know for sure that you are indeed the one who has sent them. Any email message that turns out to be forged may either be marked as such or may never enter the receiver’s mailbox, based on how the particular provider has decided to handle such messages.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Website Hosting

If you purchase one of the website hosting plans that we offer, the DomainKeys Identified Mail option will be enabled as standard for any domain name that you add to your shared web hosting account, so you won’t need to create any records or to activate anything manually. When a domain name is added in the Hosted Domains section of our custom Hepsia Control Panel using our MX and NS records (so that the email messages related to this domain will be handled by our cloud platform), a private encryption key will be generated right away on our email servers and a TXT record with a public key will be sent to the Domain Name System. All email addresses set up using this domain name will be protected by DKIM, so if you send emails such as periodic newsletters, they will reach their target destination and the recipients will be sure that they are authentic, since the DKIM option makes it impossible for unauthorized people to forge your addresses.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Servers

All required DKIM records will be created automatically by our cloud web hosting platform when you add a domain as hosted in your semi-dedicated server account, so in case you decide to purchase a semi-dedicated package, you will not need to configure anything to be able to take advantage of the email validation system. The domain should use our name servers so that its DNS resource records can be managed on our end and as long as this precondition is matched, a private cryptographic key will be generated on our email servers and a public key will be sent to the global DNS system by a special TXT resource record. All addresses that you set up with the domain will be protected by DomainKeys Identified Mail, which will make it impossible for 3rd parties to forge any address. Both you and your partners or clients can take advantage of this service, since it will guarantee a higher security level for your electronic correspondence.