Checking the DNS Settings of Your Own Domains

You can check the DNS settings of your own domains. In this process, the SPF, DKIM and DMARC settings of your domains will be checked.

You have activated Spam and Malware Protection.

Note:

You can only check the DNS settings of the domains for which Spam and Malware Protection is activated.

Before setting up sender authentication methods, check whether the DNS settings of your domains are correctly configured.

Important:

You can only activate the SPF check, the DKIM validation and the DMARC validation for those of your domains for which the corresponding DNS settings are correctly configured.

Note:

To find out how to set an SPF record, see Setting an SPF Record.

To find out how to set a CNAME record, see Setting a CNAME Record.

  1. Log in to the Control Panel with your administrative credentials.
  2. Select your domain from the scope selection.
  3. Navigate to Security Settings > Email Authentication.
  4. Click on Refresh DNS settings to check the status of the DNS settings of your domains.
    Figure 1: Update DNS settings

    The status of the DNS settings of your domains is displayed in a table. The following three results are possible:

    The settings of the domain are correctly configured.

    No records have been set for the domain.

    The settings of the domain are not correctly configured.

You have checked the DNS settings of your domains.

Activate sender authentication methods (see Methods for Sender Authentication).