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== Important: ==
As with SPF, if you use DKIM/DMARC then you will also want to make sure that all email that you send from your domain is sent through email servers that will sign
Also see [[SPF Record]]
DKIM is one of many methods which tries to protect email senders and recipients from spoofing/spam
A domain owner can add DNS records which will publish a public key in a specially formatted
This gives some level of confidence that the email was actually sent by the owner of the domain and not spoofed.
Optionally, further DNS records (DMARC) can be added which declare to
Even if messages are just signed, then this can help them not to be marked as spam by the recipient.
== Signing by smtp.aa.net.uk ==
Customers who meet the following criteria can have their messages signed by our email
* We provide DNS services for the Domain
* You use smtp.aa.net.uk to send out email
== What if I send email via other mail servers ==
dig +short aaisp1._domainkey.YOURDOMAIN TXT
dig +short aaisp2._domainkey.YOURDOMAIN TXT
'''Send yourself an email'''
If you send yourself an email, look at the header and you should see a DKIM-Signature: header which will include the signature along with s=
'''Send to a gmail account and check the DKIM report'''
This is just a brief overview of
Adding a DMARC DNS record is optional, but can be beneficial.