This article covers the SPF and DKIM authentication processes for TurboSMTP and how they are managed in Valimail Enforce. While only one of the two authentication methods is required for an email to pass DMARC, our recommendation is to configure both whenever possible.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Configuring DKIM authentication for your TurboSMTP emails
- Add a TurboSMTP DKIM key in Enforce
- Configuring SPF authentication for your TurboSMTP emails
Configuring DKIM authentication for your TurboSMTP emails
The DKIM configuration for turboSMTP involves the creation of a TXT-type records for the subdomain “turbo-smtp._domainkey” as shown below:
Important: If you manage DKIM in Valimail, yo uwill need to add the key selector and value from above on your domain's Configuration page in Valimail Enforce.
To guarantee an optimum delivery rate and prevent your emails from ending up in spam, after adding the TXT DKIM key in Valimail Enforce as shown below, you have to activate the Domain Authentication mode in your turboSMTP account. Here are the simple steps to follow:
1. Log in to your turboMSTP account.
2. From the main menu select Settings.
3. In the DNS Records box, click the Edit button.
4. Then click on the gray switch labeled Disabled.
5. Wait for the confirmation message, the switch will turn green and its label will change to Enabled.
You can also find the instructions on how to set up DKIM and SPF for TurboSMTP, here.
Add a TurboSMTP DKIM key in Enforce
Configuring SPF authentication for your TurboSMTP emails
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