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How to set up DMARC for Beamery in Valimail

Updated over a week ago
SPF(supported) (dedicated subdomain)

This article covers the SPF and DKIM authentication processes for Beamery and how they are managed in Valimail. Because this service leverages Sendgrid's email infrastructure, it requires additions to your DNS records outside of the Valimail platform. Adding Beamery as an authorized sender in the Valimail platform usually requires a dedicated subdomain to be pointed to the Sendgrid infrastructure and typically the DKIM keys will be added in the Valimail platform.

Configuring DKIM authentication for your Beamery emails

Authenticating the sending domain is done with three easy DNS records. These three records add a Sender Policy Framework (SPF) record to establish your Beamery sending IP as legitimate for your domain, and a pair of rotating DKIM keys, they will also add an MX record for Beamery to establish a return path for message analytics. Since DKIM is a paired-key system, the keys need to be changed regularly for maximum security. Having two DNS records for DKIM allows this change to happen with no email downtime.





Beamery needs to use a subdomain (often in order to create a way for our click and open tracking statistics to be routed back to Beamery

You can also find the instructions on how to set up DKIM and SPF for Beamery, here.

Add a Beamery DKIM key in Valimail

You can find more detailed information on how to add a DKIM key in Valimail, here:

Configuring SPF authentication for your Beamery emails

Once you establish that Beamery is an authorized sender for your domain, you will need to add the service in your Enabled Senders.

You will find more detailed information on how to add a service for your domain in Valimail, here:

Note: We encourage you to use the comment section for any useful information about your sending service, such as the name of the service owner, change request ticket numbers, etc.

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