Knowledgebase: Email
Adding an SPF record
Posted by Chris Atherton on 12 November 2012 01:03 PM

To set up an SPF record for your domain, first please login to the control panel.  For details on how to do this please see the following link: 

 

http://www.ehosting.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/70/42/logging-in-and-navigating-to-your-control-panel. 

 

 Please see below for the various steps to take for each subscription type once you have logged in.  If you are not sure what type of subscription you have; see this following link: 

 

http://www.ehosting.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/71/4/discover-your-subscription-type  

 

Entry Level Subscription

 

  1. Click on the home tab
  2. Click on the domains link/domains tab/domains icon (globe icon).
  3. Click on the manage hosting/control panel link corresponding to the domain name.  Click on the domain name if there is no link
  4. Please click on the DNS or DNS settings icon 

 

Please click the add record button/icon and enter the following information:

 

  • Record Type = TXT
  • Enter domain name = (please leave blank)
  • Enter TXT Record = v=spf1 mx a include:spf.ehosting.com -all

 

This will mean that any emails not orginating from the servers where your domain is hosted will be rejected.  If you use Google's mail service please consult with Google as to which SPF record text to use.


Virtual and dedicated Subscriptions:

 

  1. Click on the subscription drop down box (top right)
  2. Select 'All my domains'
  3. Click on the 'All my domains' tab
  4. Click on the domain name
  5. Click on the DNS zone tab


Please click the add record button/icon and enter the following information:

 

  • Record Type = TXT
  • Enter domain name = (please leave blank)
  • Enter TXT Record = v=spf1 mx a include:spf.ehosting.com -all


This will mean that any emails not orginating from the servers where your domain is hosted will be rejected.  If you use Google's mail service please consult with Google as to which SPF record text to use. 

 

If we can be of any further assistance please do get back in touch with us.


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