DKIM, which stands for DomainKeys Identified Mail, is a validation system, which impedes email addresses from being forged and email content from being manipulated. This is done by attaching a digital signature to every message sent from an address under a particular domain. The signature is created on the basis of a private key that is available on the outgoing server and it can be validated with a public key, which is available in the global DNS database. Thus, any email with modified content or a spoofed sender can be identified by email providers. This method will boost your online safety immensely and you’ll be sure that any e-mail sent from a business ally, a bank, etc., is authentic. When you send out email messages, the recipient will also know for sure that you are indeed the one who has sent them. Any email message that turns out to be fraudulent may either be labeled as such or may never appear in the recipient’s mailbox, based on how the particular provider has chosen to handle such messages.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Shared Hosting

The DomainKeys Identified Mail option is pre-activated for all domain names that are hosted in a shared hosting account on our cloud servers, so you will not have to do anything yourself to turn it on. The only condition is that the particular domain name should be hosted in a hosting account on our end using our NS and MX records, so that the email messages will go through our email servers. The private cryptographic key will be generated on the server and the TXT record, which contains the public key, will be published to the DNS database automatically, so you won’t have to do anything manually on your end in order to enable this functionality. The DomainKeys Identified Mail authentication system will enable you to send credible emails, so if you’re sending a newsletter or offers to clients, for example, your emails will always reach their target viewers, whereas unauthorized 3rd parties won’t be able to forge your email addresses.