Sender Policy Framework, or SPF, is a validation system, that is used to stop the so-called e-mail spoofing where an e-mail message can be sent from one email address, but to look as being sent from a different, often with the idea to scam the recipient in some way. When SPF protection is activated for a domain name, a special record is generated for it in the Domain Name System and all of the DNS servers worldwide receive it. The record contains all email servers that are permitted to send legitimate messages from an e-mail address under the domain. When an email is sent, the very first DNS server it goes to checks the SPF record and in case its sending server is permitted, the message is sent to the targeted receiver. If, however, the sending server is not included in the SPF record for the particular domain, the e-mail message won't be submitted and it will be removed. If you use this solution, it'll stop third parties from sending spam messages that look as if they have been sent from you.

SPF Protection in Shared Web Hosting

The SPF protection feature is accessible as standard with every single shared web hosting package that we supply and you will be able to use it without any difficulty so that you can secure the email addresses for any domain hosted as part of your account. The service is handled through the Emails section of the state-of-the-art, albeit easy-to-navigate 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. The moment the protection is activated, only this server will be able to send out email messages from email addresses created under the domain name that you have picked. Your e-mails can be managed by some other provider, but when we take care of them along with your web site, you may also activate the option for e-mails to be sent only if the domain has our MX records. This solution provides you with even better protection as solely our server will be authorized to send emails from your mailboxes and you'll have better control. If you have any kind of questions or in case you experience any problems with this particular service, you'll be able to contact our tech support team at any time and they will assist you right away.

SPF Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you host your domain names in a semi-dedicated server account with us, you will be able to use the SPF protection feature as part of the regular group of services that you will receive with this type of website hosting. Starting the protection will require just a few easy steps inside the Hepsia Control Panel, therefore even in the event that you have never employed such a feature before, you won't have any troubles. Employing a very intuitive interface, you will only need to insert the info of the mail server that will be certified to send messages from your e-mail addresses - its hostname ( and IP address (IPv4 or IPv6). The moment the newly created record propagates, nobody will be able to forge any email for that particular domain and send e-mails from a server different from the one you have typed in. This does not necessarily have to be our mail server, yet if we take care of your emails, you can enable one more level of protection by selecting an option that emails can be send from addresses only in case the domain uses our MX records. Our tech support staff can assist you 24/7 in case you have any kind of questions related to this service.