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How to Set Up DKIM for Hekko?

October 1, 2022  |  < 1 min read
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DKIM uses cryptographic signatures and public-key infrastructure to verify that an email message has not been altered during transit and that it truly came from the claimed sender. Email senders can use DKIM to sign their messages by adding a DKIM-Signature header field to the messages. Email receivers can then use the public key published in the DNS to verify the signature and check that the message has not been tampered with. 

Steps to Configure DKIM for Hekko

Create your DKIM key pair for your domain on Hekko instantly by using our free DKIM record generator. The duo consists of:

  • A DKIM public key, which should be published in your public DNS.
  • A DKIM private key: used by Hekko to sign your outgoing emails

How to Get Your DKIM Public Key Available for Action Hekko

  1. Sign in as the administrator to your DNS provider’s administration console.
  2. Go to the DNS records section of each of your domains.
  3. Depending on the type of DKIM record that has been provided to you, generate a TXT or CNAME record.
  4. Copy and paste the hostname and value
  5. Save your record’s modifications and wait 48–72 hours for your DNS to take effect.

Use our free DKIM record lookup tool to validate the published DKIM record.

You can use Skysnag’s free DKIM Checker to check the health of your DKIM record here

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