SPF Records and Domain Keys: Combating Spam
(Warning: cPanel is unable to verify that this server is an authoritative nameserver for your-domain.com [?])This is a known bug within cPanel and can be disregarded. cPanel checks the local server for DNS in cPanel causing this error. As long as you can check them at the following link you DNS should work fine.
About Domain Keys and SPF Records
Domain Keys is an e-mail authentication system that allows for incoming mail to be checked against the server it was sent from to verify that the mail has not been modified. This ensures that messages are actually coming from the listed sender and allows abusive messages to be tracked with more ease.
SPF will specify which machines are authorized to send email from your domain(s). This means that only mail sent through this server will appear as valid mail from your domain(s) when the SPF records are checked.
Yahoo - Domain keys - http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mail/classic/context/context-07.html
Google - SPF - http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=33786
AOL - SPF - http://postmaster.aol.com/spf/details.html
AOL - Domain keys - http://postmaster.aol.com/Postmaster.DKIM.html
How to Implement Domain Keys and SPF Records
If you need further assistance, or, if you do not have the "Email Authentication" icon in your cPanel, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance.
If you missed our previous article, please see the Combating Spam: Using SpamAssassin tutorial. For more information on this course please visit Preventing Spam. Please see the next article on how to Permanently stop spam with SpamCop.
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Dealing with Spam
2014-04-26 1:22 pm
this is the email address that correspondence was sent.
the msg. was sent on Tuesday morning and I didn't recieve it unitl Friday morning.
2014-04-28 12:16 am
SPF records would not delay email delivery. Although email was intended to be delivered within 24 hours, it can be delayed longer at times due to other issues with one or more email servers along the route.
2014-05-30 6:37 pm
Hello there,I'm trying to figure out WHY most of the e-mail I send are always going to others SPAM box... I just send a couple of e-mails per dayand of course I'm NOT a spammer! Can someone please help me?
2014-05-30 7:19 pm
Sorry to hear that you're having problems with sent email going into spam. If your emails are being sent to the SPAM box, it may be depend on several things. The content of your messages, server reputation, or the email filter settings on the destination server. You need to provide more information on the issue in order for us to more thoroughly investigate the problem. We would need to know your domain name, or at least the email address you're using and the destination you're sending the email to. You may also be receiving a bounce-back message that explains the issue. If you are getting a bounce-back message, then that information would be invaluable in determining the cause of your email problems.
We would be happy to help, but at present we need more information in order to proceed. If you wish for us to investigate the issue, then please respond with more info to this post. If you wish for the issue to be handled privately, then please contact our live technical support team via phone/chat/email as per the information at the bottom of the page.