DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is an email validation system used to certify that an e-mail has been sent by an authenticated mail server or person. An e-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 Domain Name System is used to confirm who actually sent it and if its content has been modified in any way. The essential purpose of DomainKeys Identified Mail is to avert the widely spread scam and spam email messages, as it makes it impossible to forge an email address. If an email is sent from an address claiming to belong to your bank or financial institution, for instance, but the signature doesn’t correspond, you will either not get the message at all, or you will receive it with an alert that most likely it’s not legitimate. It depends on email providers what exactly will happen with an email message which fails to pass the signature test. DomainKeys Identified Mail will also give you an additional layer of safety when you communicate with your business partners, for example, as they can see for themselves that all the emails that you send are legitimate and have not been meddled with on their way.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Shared Hosting

You will be able to take advantage of DomainKeys Identified Mail with each and every shared plans that we’re offering without the need to do anything in particular, as the compulsory records for using this email validation system are created automatically by our hosting platform when you add a domain to an existing web hosting account via the Hepsia Control Panel. If the domain in question uses our NS records, a private cryptographic key will be generated and stored on our email servers and a TXT record with a public key will be sent to the Domain Name System. In case you send out regular email messages to clients or business collaborators, they’ll always be received and no unauthorized person will be able to spoof your email address and make it look like you’ve written a certain message.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you opt for one of the semi-dedicated plans offered by our company, you will be able to use the DomainKeys Identified Mail feature with any domain that you register through your new semi-dedicated hosting account without any manual setup, as our top-notch cloud platform will create all the necessary records automatically, provided that the domain uses our name servers. The latter is required for a TXT resource record to be created for the domain, as 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 every time you send a new message, it will carry our system’s digital signature. The number of spam messages continues to rise each year and rather frequently forged addresses are used, but if you make use of our hosting services, you and your clients or colleagues will not have to bother about that.