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Important Records for Mail Domain Name

When you have a domain, for example yourdomain.com , you can create your email address at that domain name like yourname@yourdomain.com . Several domain name records which I consider to be important for mail domain are: 1. MX Record Of course, it assigns a domain where the mail exchange server is located. For example: Name Priority Type Data yourdomain.com 10 MX mx.yourdomain.com 2. SPF Record SPF is a spam and phishing scam fighting method which uses DNS SPF-records to define which hosts are permitted to send e-mails for a domain. See http://www.openspf.org . For example: Name Type Data yourdomain.com TXT "v=spf1 mx mx:yourdomain.com -all" This configuration means emails sent from all servers defined in MX record of yourdomain.com are permitted by sender organization 3. DKIM Record DKIM allows an organization to take responsibility for a message in a way that can b