RE: SPF record

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2004 11:53:15 -0700

SPF is a new work in progress. Basically, it is intended to help verify that
the received from mail server is authorized to send e-mail for the from
address.

The intended implementation date is October 1. It is a TXT record in DNS.

John Tolmachoff
Engineer/Consultant/Owner
eServices For You


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dee [mailto:deea@xxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Monday, September 20, 2004 12:45 PM
> To: [ExchangeList]
> Subject: [exchangelist] SPF record
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> I routinely do a dnsreport on my domain. Can someone explain to me the
> following warning and what to do to repair?
> 
> "Your domain does not have an SPF record. This means that spammers can
> easily send out E-mail that looks like it came from your domain, which can
> make your domain look bad (if the recipient thinks you really sent it),
> and can cost you money (when people complain to you, rather than the
> spammer). You may want to add an SPF record before October 1, 2004, the
> target date for domains to have SPF records in place."
> 
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