Question: What Is SPF CPanel?

Enabling SPF and DKIM Record in cPanel.

Nowadays, the majority of spam emails have fake data in the ‘from’ field.

A Sender Policy Frame(SPF) record indicates which mail server is authorize to send mail for a domain.

SPF record is an effective and simple method which lets you avoid spam issues.

How do I enable DKIM and SPF in cPanel?

To enable SPF and DKIM in WHM when creating a new cPanel account make sure you click to enable them in the DNS setting section. To enable DKIM and SPF in cPanel for a domain click on Authentication in the Email section then you can enable these options.

How do I change my SPF record in cPanel?

Create a SPF record

  • Go to Add a record (or edit your record if you already have one).
  • Name: enter the name of your domain or subdomain used in your sender e-mail address.
  • TTL: enter 14400.
  • Type: select TXT.
  • TXT Data: Enter your SPF record (e.g. v=spf1 a mx ~all)
  • Save your modifications.

How do I enable SPF record?

To add an SPF record, you will need to navigate to your Control Panel’s DNS Zone Editor section.

  1. After that, look for the TXT (Text) section and select the option to Add SPF record.
  2. You will then see a confirmation message stating that the SPF record has been successfully created.

What are SPF and DKIM records?

In a nutshell, SPF allows email senders to define which IP addresses are allowed to send mail for a particular domain, while DKIM provides an encryption key and digital signature that verifies that an email message was not forged or altered.