Question: How Do I Set Up DKIM Records?

Create a DKIM TXT record

  • Choose a simple, user-defined text string to be your DKIM selector.
  • Generate a public-private key pair by using a tool such as ssh-keygen on Linux or PuTTYgen on Windows.
  • Log in to the Cloud Control Panel.
  • In the top navigation bar, click Select a Product > Rackspace Cloud.
  • Select Networking > Cloud DNS.

Can I have multiple DKIM records?

Multiple DKIM records

A domain can have as many DKIM public keys as servers that send and sign mail. There are two types of DKIM DNS records: The policy record contains information about the DKIM signing policy and the email address of the postmaster. There should only ever be one of these.

How do I add a DKIM record in DNS?

To add the DKIM record for your domain, follow these steps:

  1. Log in to your GoDaddy account.
  2. From the list of domains listed in your dashboard under My Products, click DNS for the domain you want to add DKIM TXT records.
  3. Under Records section, click ADD at the bottom of the list of records.

How do I find my DKIM selector?

There is no way to detect if DKIM is implemented by the sender without getting a mail from the sender, extracting the selector from the DKIM-Signature header and getting the DKIM policy from DNS based on this selector. One can check if some commonly used selectors can be found in DNS.

What is my DKIM record?

DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) is a method to validate the authenticity of email messages. When each email is sent, it is signed using a private key and then validated on the receiving mail server (or ISP) using a public key that is in DNS.