DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is an email validation system used to confirm that an email message has been sent by an authenticated email server or individual. A digital signature is added to the email message’s header by using a private cryptographic key. When the email message is received, a public key that’s available in the global DNS database is used to confirm who actually sent it and whether the content has been changed in some way. The principal task of DKIM is to prevent the widely spread scam and spam messages, as it makes it impossible to forge an email address. If an email message is sent from an address claiming to belong to your bank, for instance, but the signature doesn’t match, you will either not get the email at all, or you will get it with an alert that most probably it is not authentic. It depends on mail service providers what exactly will happen with an email message which fails the signature examination. DomainKeys Identified Mail will also give you an extra security layer when you communicate with your business associates, for example, since they can see for themselves that all the messages that you send are authentic and have not been tampered with on their way.

DomainKeys Identified Mail in Cloud Website Hosting

You will be able to take advantage of DomainKeys Identified Mail with each Linux cloud website hosting that we are offering without needing to do anything in particular, as the required records for using this authentication system are set up automatically by our web hosting platform when you add a domain to an existing account through the Hepsia Control Panel. If the particular domain name uses our NS records, a private encryption key will be issued and stored on our email servers and a TXT resource record with a public key will be sent to the DNS system. If you send periodic messages to customers or business associates, they will always be received and no unsolicited individual will be able to forge your address and make it seem like you’ve composed a particular email message.