Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is a validation system, which is designed to stop the so-called e-mail spoofing where an e-mail message is sent from one e-mail address, but to appear as being sent from another one, ordinarily with the purpose to fraud the recipient in some way. If SPF protection is activated for a domain name, a unique record is made for it in the Domain Name System and all DNS servers worldwide receive it. The record includes all the mail servers that are allowed to send authentic messages from an email address under the domain. When a message is sent, the very first DNS server it encounters checks the SPF record and if its sending server is permitted, the message is forwarded to the target receiver. In case, however, the sending server doesn't exist in the SPF record for the given domain, the email message won't be forwarded and it'll be removed. In case you use this service, it will prevent third parties from sending spam emails that seem to have been sent from you.

SPF Protection in Shared Web Hosting

The SPF protection function is accessible as standard with every single shared web hosting plan that we offer and you will be able to use it without difficulty in order to secure the e-mail addresses for each domain name hosted within your account. The service is controlled from the Emails section of our hi-tech, albeit intuitive Hepsia Control Panel. What is needed to enable the protection is to type in the IP address of the email server as well as its hostname -, for instance. As soon as the protection is active, only this server will be able to send out email messages from emails made under the domain that you've picked. Your email addresses can be managed by some other company, but if we handle them in addition to your web site, you can enable an option for your email messages to be sent only if the domain has our MX records. This feature will provide you with greater protection as exclusively our server will be approved to send emails from your mailboxes and you will have improved control. If you have any kind of questions or if you experience any sort of issues with this particular service, you will be able to contact our tech support team anytime and they will give you a hand in a timely manner.