E-mails Non-Delivery Report SPF Record update

E-mails Non-Delivery Report SPF Record update 


Cause: normally users will complain that they couldn’t send out emails or end user is not receiving the mail. E-mail queue will present Non- Delievry Report which will give you destination IP address. Update SPF record and you should be able to work fine.


Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is a method of fighting spam. As more time passes, this protocol will be used as one of the standard methods of fighting spam on the Internet. An SPF record is a TXT record that is part of a domain’s DNS zone file. The TXT record specifies a list of authorized host names/IP addresses that mail can originate from for a given domain name. Once this entry is placed within the DNS zone, no further configuration is necessary to take advantage of servers that incorporate SPF checking into their anti-spam systems. This SPF record is added the same way as a regular A, MX, or CNAME record.



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SPF Records are updated on DNS management area:


xyz.com. 30 IN TXT “v=spf1 a mx ip4:X.X.X.X ip4:X.X.XX

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