Quick Answer: What Is A SPF TXT Record?

An SPF record is a TXT record that is part of a domain’s DNS zone file.

The TXT record specifies a list of authorized host names/IP addresses that mail can originate from for a given domain name.

WHAT IS A in SPF record?

A Sender Policy Framework (SPF) record is a type of Domain Name System (DNS) record that can help to prevent email address forgery. This can result in the account owner receiving replies and bouncebacks for mail they never sent. Adding an SPF record can help prevent others from spoofing your domain.

What is a TXT record DNS?

A TXT record (short for text record) is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS) used to provide the ability to associate arbitrary text with a host or other name, such as human readable information about a server, network, data center, or other accounting information.

How do I get an SPF record for my domain?

You can manually check the Sender Policy Framework (SPF) record for a domain by using nslookup as follows:

  • Open Command prompt (Start > Run > cmd)
  • Type “nslookup -type=txt” a space, and then the domain/host name.
  • If an SPF record exists, the result would be similar to:

How do I create a TXT record?

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