Solved

SPF record for Single Server, Single Static IP address and Single Domain

Posted on 2010-09-20
10
959 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
We have an SBS 2003 server and use exchange for sending and receiving email. We have a single domain ourdomain.co.uk and a single static IP Address 81.149.xxx.xxx

I have used the wizzard at openspf.org to create an SPF record created based on the following:-

We send out email only from our SBS 2003 box not from any other IP Address, Server or location. We have a sigle MX record.

Our Domain is hosted by easyspace. I need to tell them the exact text to be entered for the SPF record. What would the SPF record be or what addtion information is needed to create it?



0
Comment
Question by:Chrissycan
  • 6
  • 4
10 Comments
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:endital1097
ID: 33716446
you should only need
"v=spf1 mx ?all"
0
 

Author Comment

by:Chrissycan
ID: 33716472
Silly question but Do I need the quotation marks?
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:endital1097
ID: 33716533
no
0
Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

 

Author Comment

by:Chrissycan
ID: 33717040
Thanks...I'll give that a go and post back...
0
 

Author Comment

by:Chrissycan
ID: 33720003
Can I check that it was a question mark before the all part of the statement and not a minus symbol?
What is the difference...many of the records have a minus symbol?

0
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
endital1097 earned 500 total points
ID: 33720055
v=spf1 mx ~all
0
 

Author Comment

by:Chrissycan
ID: 33720194
so I should replace  "v=spf1 mx ?all"  
with
"v=spf1 mx ~all"
Correct?
0
 
LVL 32

Expert Comment

by:endital1097
ID: 33720273
yes, i don't know where the ? came from
0
 

Author Comment

by:Chrissycan
ID: 33720287
Thanks...I'll try that tomorrow and post back...
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Chrissycan
ID: 33796546
2 weeks later and with that spf record set up - no problems. Thanks for your help.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Resolve DNS query failed errors for Exchange
Follow this checklist to learn more about the 15 things you should never include in an email signature from personal quotes, animated gifs and out-of-date marketing content.
To show how to generate a certificate request in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.:  First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Certificates…
This video demonstrates how to sync Microsoft Exchange Public Folders with smartphones using CodeTwo Exchange Sync and Exchange ActiveSync. To learn more about CodeTwo Exchange Sync and download the free trial, go to: http://www.codetwo.com/excha…

685 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question