How to create spf record for domain
How do I create an SPF record for my domain?
- Log into your Account Center.
- Navigate to the Edit DNS Zone Page Edit DNS Zone Page Edit DNS Zone Page for your desired domain.
- Select the + Add Row button to create a new record. Set the type to TXT and enter your SPF record in the right column.
- Click Save to commit the changes.
How do I find the SPF record for a domain?
- Open Command prompt (Start > Run > cmd)
- Type “nslookup -type=txt” a space, and then the domain/host name.
- If an SPF record exists, the result would be similar to:
- If there are no results or if there is no “v=spf1” property, then there is a problem retrieving the record for the domain, or one does not exist.
How do I create an SPF record in GoDaddy?
Add an SPF record
- Log in to your GoDaddy Domain Control Center. (Need help logging in?
- Select your domain to access the Domain Settings page.
- Under Additional Settings, select Manage DNS.
- Select Add under the records table.
- Under Type, select TXT.
- Enter the details for your SPF record:
- Select Save to save your new SPF record.
Can a domain have 2 SPF records?
The answer is no: a domain MUST NOT have multiple SPF records, otherwise SPF fails with PermError. An SPF record is a TXT record in the DNS starting exactly with “v=spf1”, followed by an array of mechanisms and/or modifiers.
How many SPF records can a domain have?
It’s important to point out that each domain may have only one SPF entry. If your domain contains more than one entry, recipient servers will decline both. As a result, it will cause your emails to fail an SPF check.
Is there a limit to SPF records?
Sender Policy Framework (SPF) records have a 255 character string limit in Domain Name System (DNS). If you have an SPF record with a string longer than 255 characters, you will fail the SPF authentication check.
How do I lower my SPF lookup?
The number of SPF lookups can be reduced by:
- Cleaning up your record: Sometimes there are duplicate mechanisms in the record (for instance an MX record to Google Apps and an include from Google SPF)
- Use subdomains for specific email flows.
- Check if you’re using the correct included domains.
- Use SPF macros (advanced)
Do I need SPF record for subdomain?
You need to have separate SPF records for each subdomain you wish to send mail from. The ‘include:’ directive for SPF may be used to provide all subdomains with the same entries. For example, on the SPF record for subdomain mailfrom.example.com enter ‘include:example.com’.