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How to Set Up SPF for Mixpanel?
An SPF record is a type of Domain Name System (DNS) record that identifies which mail servers are authorized to send email on behalf of your domain. SPF records help to prevent email spoofing and improve email deliverability.
How to Configure SPF for Mixpanel
- Sign in to your DNS administration interface.
- Select DNS Template under Tools & Settings
- You must change the DNS TXT record for SPF.
- For Mixpanel, an SPF TXT record will have the following syntax:
name.domain.com TXT v=spf1 include:datadrivenemail.com
- This record should be published in the DNS records section for the relevant domain.
Worth noting: To activate SPF for outgoing emails using Mixpanel 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 Mixpanel as shown below:
Previous SPF record: v=spf1 mx -all
Modified SPF record: v=spf1 mx include:datadrivenemail.com
- Save adjustments.
- Allow your DNS to process the adjustments for 24-48 hours.
With Skysnag, you can easily manage Mixpanel’s SPF records without having to go to your DNS. This allows Mixpanel’s SPF record to propagate instantly, and autonomously always pass SPF alignment.
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You can use Skysnag’s free SPF Checker to check the health of your SPF record here:
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