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Hi Experts,

can you show me how to create an SPF record and how to install it ?
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by:Terry Woods
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Edit your DNS settings through the registrar of your domain, and add a TXT record (though if there's already one there containing spf settings, don't add another)

The "host" for the DNS entry should just be your domain name. eg mydomain.com

There's a tool for generating the value here:
http://www.spfwizard.net/
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by:Terry Woods
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My understanding is that the last option for the wizard ("How strict should be the servers treating the emails?") should be set to "Fail".
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by:Eprs_Admin
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ok thanks.
I have created one.
What kind of name I have to give the record in DNS portal ?
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by:Terry Woods
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The name should be the domain name. eg mydomain.com
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by:Eprs_Admin
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ok done.

Is it possible to test the SPF from outisde ?
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by:-MAS
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Worth reading this
http://www.openspf.org/Tools#wizard

You can check SPF here
http://mxtoolbox.com/spf.aspx
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Yes, there's details here: http://www.openspf.org/Tools
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by:Eprs_Admin
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Hi,

I have this results:
      SPF Record Published      No records found

Can you help me out why there are no records found ?
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by:-MAS
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It will take sometime to propagate.
Check after 1-2 hours.
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