How to authenticate your e-mail

Your guide to SPF, DMARC & DKIM

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GoDaddy Manage Domains Dashboard Screenshot with Arrow pointing at Manage option. (1)
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GoDaddy Domains Dashboard Screenshot with the arrow pointing at Manage Zones option. (1)
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GoDaddy DNS Zone Editor Admin Dashboard Screenshot with Arrow pointing on the Add Option. (1)
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GoDaddy Add DNS Entry Admin Dashboard Screenshot with button pointing at Save button and TXT as type, _dmarc as Host and the required value under TXT Value highlighted. (1)

Setting up SPF:

Host: @ TXT Value: v=spf1 +a +mx +ip4:<ip of your e-mail server>~allTTL: 1 Hour
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GoDaddy DNS Sample TXT Entry for the SPF settings as described above.

Setting up DKIM:

Host: <provided by your 3rd party>._domainkeyTXT Value: v=DKIM1; k=rsa; p=<public key>TTL: 1 Hour
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GoDaddy DNS Sample TXT Entry for the DKIM settings as described above.

Setting up DMARC:

Host: _dmarcTXT Value: v=DMARC1;p=reject;sp=none;adkim=r;aspf=r;pct=100;fo=0;rf=afrf;ri=86400TTL: 1 Hour
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GoDaddy DNS Sample TXT Entry for the DMARC settings as described above.

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