DKIM/SPF/DMARC Question - order of rules for allow/reject?

My understanding with DMARC is it allows you to configure your DNS to instruct e-mail servers that receive e-mail from senders from YOUR domain/e-mail server on how to handle a failed DKIM or SPF.
However, what if those recipient servers have their own e-mail gateway that is set to "allow" failed DKIM or failed SPF.
Does the DNS rule at your domain win over the recipient's server's inbound rules?
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AmitIT ArchitectCommented:
DMARC/SPF/DKIM all are designed to prevent email spoofing. I am not very clear with your question. However, if you keep your door open for everyone, no one can prevent you from email spoofing. As an admin, it is your responsibility to keep your door properly closed and allow, who are permitted to enter.
DrDave242Senior Support EngineerCommented: allows you to configure your DNS to instruct e-mail servers that receive e-mail from senders...

"Advise" might be a better verb there than "instruct." DMARC can't force a recipient server to do anything with a message; it only provides a recommendation of how to handle messages that fail SPF and/or DKIM checks. What actually happens to these messages is completely up to the recipient server. This is mentioned in RFC 7489, section 6.7:

Mail Receivers MAY choose to reject or quarantine email even if email passes the DMARC mechanism check. [...] Mail Receivers MAY choose to accept email that fails the DMARC mechanism check even if the Domain Owner has published a "reject" policy.

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DrDave242Senior Support EngineerCommented:
No response from asker. Question answered with appropriate documentation.
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