DKIM, which stands for DomainKeys Identified Mail, is an email authentication system, which blocks email headers from being forged and email content from being modified. This is achieved by adding a digital signature to each and every email message sent from an address under a specific domain name. The signature is generated based on a private encryption key that’s available on the outgoing server and it can be verified by using a public key, which is available in the global Domain Name System. Thus, any email message with edited content or a spoofed sender can be recognized by email providers. This technology will strengthen your web safety greatly and you’ll know for sure that any email sent from a business collaborator, a banking institution, and so on, is genuine. When you send out email messages, the receiver will also know for sure that you are indeed the one who has sent them. Any email that appears to be counterfeit may either be tagged as such or may never end up in the recipient’s mailbox, based on how the given provider has decided to handle such messages.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Website Hosting

When you get any of the website hosting that we’re offering, the DomainKeys Identified Mail option will be enabled by default for any domain name that you register under your shared web hosting account, so you will not have to set up any records or to do anything manually. When a domain is added in the Hosted Domains section of our in-house developed Hepsia Control Panel using our NS and MX resource records (so that the emails related to this domain name will be handled by our cloud web hosting platform), a private encryption key will be issued instantaneously on our mail servers and a TXT resource record with a public key will be sent to the Domain Name System. All addresses set up with this domain will be protected by DKIM, so if you send out emails such as periodic newsletters, they will reach their target destination and the recipients will be sure that they are authentic, since the DomainKeys Identified Mail feature makes it impossible for unsolicited people to spoof your e-mail addresses.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Our Linux semi-dedicated hosting come with DomainKeys Identified Mail enabled by default, so in case you select a semi-dedicated package and you add a domain using our name servers via your Hepsia Control Panel, the records needed for the email validation system will be set up automatically – a private key on our email servers for the e-signature and a TXT record carrying the public key for the Domain Name System. Since the protection is set up for a given domain, all email addresses created using it will have a signature, so you will not have to worry that the email messages that you send may not be delivered to their target email address or that someone may forge any of your addresses and attempt to spam/scam people. This may be very essential in case you use electronic communication in your business, since your partners and/or clients will be able to distinguish authentic email messages from phony ones.