How to Set Up SPF for Ex Libris?

July 13, 2022  |  < 1 min read
Ex Libris

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 Ex Libris

  • Sign in to your DNS administration interface.
  • Select DNS Template under Tools & Settings
  • You must change the DNS TXT record for SPF.
  • For Ex Libris, an SPF TXT record will have the following syntax:

APAC: mydomain.com    TXT  v=spf1 include:spf-ap.exlibrisgroup.com -all 
Europe: mydomain.com    TXT  v=spf1 include:spf-eu.exlibrisgroup.com -all 
North America: mydomain.com    TXT  v=spf1 include:spf-na.exlibrisgroup.com -all 

  • This record should be published in the DNS records section for the relevant domain.

Worth noting: To activate SPF for outgoing emails using Ex Libris 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 Ex Libris as shown below:

Previous SPF record: v=spf1 include:spf.domain.com -all
Modified SPF record: v=spf1 include:spf.domain.com include:spf-ap.exlibrisgroup.com -all
Modified SPF record: v=spf1 include:spf.domain.com include:spf-eu.exlibrisgroup.com -all
Modified SPF record: v=spf1 include:spf.domain.com include:spf-na.exlibrisgroup.com -all

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

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