How to Set Up SPF for Alibaba Cloud?

August 4, 2022  |  < 1 min read
Alibaba Cloud

SPF records are used to help prevent email spoofing. They help to ensure that only authorized servers can send emails on behalf of your domain. SPF records can help to improve your email deliverability.

How to Configure SPF for Alibaba Cloud

  • Sign in to your DNS administration interface.
  • Select DNS Template under Tools & Settings
  • You must change the DNS TXT record for SPF.
  • This record should be published in the DNS records section for the relevant domain.

Worth noting: To activate SPF for outgoing emails using Alibaba Cloud if your domain previously lacked an SPF record, all you need to do is publish the aforementioned record. If your DNS already contains an SPF record, you must update it to include Alibaba Cloud as shown below:

  • Save adjustments.
  • Allow your DNS to process the adjustments for 72 hours.

With Skysnag, you can easily manage Alibaba Cloud’s SPF records without having to go to your DNS. This allows Alibaba Cloud’s SPF record to propagate instantly, and autonomously always pass SPF alignment.

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For more information on setting up Alibaba Cloud’s SPF, you can refer to their reference documentation.

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

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