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How to setup SPF record with tinydns or djbdns and gmail?

Posted on 2009-04-02
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
How to set SPF record on tindydns as posted on GMAIL?

v=spf1 include:aspmx.googlemail.com ~all

is this correct?
'aspmx.googlemail.com:v=spf1 a mx ~all:3600

or should I use my own domain?
'myowndomain.com:v=spf1 a mx ~all:3600

or should I include this all from OpenSPF.org wizard as shown below in the codes?
# myowndomain.com's MX Servers
'myowndomain.com:v=spf1 a mx ~all:3600
'ag-in-f27.google.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'alt1.aspmx.l.google.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'alt2.aspmx.l.google.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'aspmx.l.google.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'aspmx2.googlemail.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'aspmx3.googlemail.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'aspmx4.googlemail.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'aspmx5.googlemail.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'gsmtp93.google.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'mu-in-f27.google.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'rv-in-f27.google.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'wa-in-f27.google.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600
'yx-in-f27.google.com:v=spf1 a -all:3600

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Question by:Raleigh Guevarra
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Chris Dent earned 2000 total points
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Okay, I haven't used either tinydns or djbdns, but shouldn't it be:

'myowndomain.com:v=spf1 include:aspmx.googlemail.com ~all:3600

The idea being to give us a record for your own domain that replies with that text string when you run:

nslookup -q=txt myowndomain.com


dig myowndomain.com txt


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