SPF(supported) (dedicated subdomain) DKIM(recommended)
This article covers the SPF and DKIM authentication processes for APSIS 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 APSIS emails
- Add an APSIS DKIM key in Enforce
- Configuring SPF authentication for your APSIS emails
Configuring DKIM authentication for your APSIS emails
APSIS' Delivery department provides you with everything you need in order to get DKIM ready.
In order to set up DKIM in APSIS for your domain, you will need to reach out to your APSIS Account Manager, who will be able to redirect you to their Delivery professionals.
APSIS issues and supports 2048bit TXT DKIM keys.
Important: If you manage DKIM for your domain in Valimail, you will need to add the TXT DKIM key on your domain's Configuration page in Valimail Enforce
You can also find more on how to set up DKIM and SPF for Apsis, here.
Add an APSIS DKIM key in Enforce
1. Go to your domain's Configuration page in Valimail Enforce and publish the newly created DKIM key.
a. Scroll down and add the DKIM key in your configuration, by clicking on Add a DKIM key.
b. Enter the selector name, the DKIM TXT value (the actual value is the entire string after the p= tag), associate the key with APSIS and then click Add.
Configuring SPF authentication for your APSIS emails
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.