DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is an email validation system used to certify that an email message has been sent by an authenticated individual or email server. A digital signature is added to the email’s header using a private encryption key. When the message is received, a public key that’s available in the global DNS database is used to validate who actually sent it and whether the content has been changed in some way. The fundamental purpose of DomainKeys Identified Mail is to hamper the widespread scam and spam messages, as it makes it impossible to forge an email address. If a message is sent from an email address claiming to belong to your bank or financial institution, for example, but the signature doesn’t correspond, you will either not get the email message at all, or you will get it with a warning that most likely it is not a genuine one. It depends on mail service providers what exactly will happen with an email message which fails the signature check. DomainKeys Identified Mail will also offer you an additional security layer when you communicate with your business allies, for instance, since they can see that all the messages that you exchange are authentic and have not been tampered with on their way.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Hosting
You’ll be able to take full advantage of DomainKeys Identified Mail with each hosting that we offer without the need to do anything in particular, because the necessary records for using this email validation system are created automatically by our hosting platform when you add a domain to an active account through the Hepsia Control Panel. If the domain in question uses our name server records, a private key will be created and kept on our email servers and a TXT resource record with a public key will be sent to the Domain Name System. If you send out periodic emails to customers or business collaborators, they will always be delivered and no unauthorized party will be able to spoof your address and make it look like you have composed a particular email message.
DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Servers
When you select any of the semi-dedicated servers offered by our company, you will be able to use the DomainKeys Identified Mail feature with any domain that you register through your brand new semi-dedicated server account without any manual setup, as our innovative cloud web hosting platform will create all the compulsory records automatically, on the condition that the domain uses our name servers. The latter is needed for a TXT record to be created for the domain, since this is how the public cryptographic key can become available in the global Domain Name System. The private key will also be added automatically to our mail servers, so every time you send out a new email, it will have our system’s digital signature. The number of spam emails continues to grow every year and rather frequently bogus email addresses are used, but if you use our web hosting services, you and your clients or partners won’t have to worry about that.