DomainKeys Identified Mail, or DKIM, is a system for verifying the legitimacy of an email message by using an electronic signature. When DomainKeys Identified Mail is enabled for a particular domain name, a public cryptographic key is published to the global Domain Name System and a private one is stored on the mail server. If a new message is sent, a signature is issued using the private key and when the email is received, that signature is verified by the POP3/IMAP server using the public key. Thus, the receiver can easily discern if the message is authentic or if the sender’s email address has been spoofed. A mismatch will appear if the content of the email message has been altered on its way as well, so DomainKeys Identified Mail can also be used to ensure that the sent and the delivered emails are identical and that nothing has been added or erased. This email validation system will enhance your email safety, since you can validate the authenticity of the important email messages that you receive and your associates can do the same with the emails that you send them. Based on the given email provider’s policy, a message that fails to pass the check may be removed or may be delivered to the recipient’s mailbox with a warning alert.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Shared Hosting

You’ll be able to make the most of DomainKeys Identified Mail with each and every shared hosting plans that we offer without doing anything in particular, since the required records for using this email authentication system are created automatically by our hosting platform when you add a domain to an active hosting account using the Hepsia Control Panel. As long as the given domain uses our NS records, a private cryptographic key will be issued and kept on our mail servers and a TXT record with a public key will be sent to the global DNS database. If you send out periodic emails to customers or business associates, they will always be delivered and no unsolicited person will be able to forge your address and make it seem like you have written a given email message.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Servers

The DomainKeys Identified Mail option is offered by default with any domain that’s registered through a semi-dedicated server account with our company. The domain should also use our name servers, so that its DNS records are handled by our system. The latter makes it possible for a special TXT record to be set up, which is in fact the public cryptographic key that verifies if a particular email message is genuine or not. This record is created once a new domain is added to an account through the Hepsia Control Panel and in the meantime, a private key is created on our mail servers. If you use our web and email hosting services, your email messages will always reach their target readers and you won’t have to worry about unsolicited parties spoofing your addresses for scamming or spamming purposes, which is something quite important in case you use emails to reach your business associates.