DKIM, which is an abbreviation for DomainKeys Identified Mail, is a validation system, which obstructs email addresses from being forged and email content from being manipulated. This is done by attaching an electronic signature to every message sent from an address under a given domain. The signature is published on the basis of a private encryption key that is available on the SMTP mail server and it can be verified using a public key, which is available in the global Domain Name System. Thus, any email message with altered content or a forged sender can be recognized by email providers. This method will boost your online security significantly and you will be sure that any email sent from a business partner, a bank, and so on, is authentic. When you send out email messages, the receiver will also be sure that you are indeed the one who has sent them. Any mail that turns out to be phony may either be labeled as such or may never end up in the recipient’s mailbox, based on how the given provider has chosen to treat such emails.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Website Hosting

The DomainKeys Identified Mail functionality is activated by default for all domains that are hosted in a website hosting account on our cloud website hosting platform, so you won’t have to do anything on your end to turn it on. The sole requirement is that the particular domain name should be hosted in a hosting account on our platform using our MX and NS records, so that the email messages will go through our mail servers. The private encryption key will be created on the server and the TXT record, which contains the public key, will be published to the Domain Name System automatically, so you won’t have to do anything manually on your end in order to activate this feature. The DKIM email validation system will permit you to send trustable email messages, so if you’re sending a newsletter or offers to clients, for example, your email messages will always reach their target viewers, whereas unauthorized 3rd parties will not be able to forge your email addresses.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you pick any of the Linux semi-dedicated hosting that we’re offering, you’ll be able to use the DKIM feature with any domain name that you register through your brand new semi-dedicated account without any manual intervention, as our advanced cloud platform will create all the needed records automatically, on the condition that the domain name uses our name servers. The latter is required for a TXT record to be set up for the domain, since this is how the public key can become available in the global DNS database. The private key will also be added automatically to our email servers, so anytime you send out a new email, it will have our system’s digital signature. The number of spam emails continues to rise every year and quite frequently counterfeit addresses are used, but when you use our hosting services, you and your clients or colleagues will not have to worry about that.