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How to Set Up SPF for Name.com?

October 1, 2022  |  2 min read
Name.com

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 by verifying that the email message is coming from a legitimate source. When a mail server receives an email, the mail server can check the SPF record of the domain to verify that the email is coming from an authorized source. If the email is not coming from an authorized source, the mail server can reject the email or mark it as spam.

How to Set Up SPF for Name.com

 To activate the SPF records in your web hosting provider’s control panel

  1. Sign in to your hosting provider’s control panel
  2. Select Email Deliverability on the Email section of your admin console,
  3. Navigate to the domain you want to authenticate.
  4. Select “Manage” next to your desired domain
  5. Duplicate the provided Value for the SPF record using the offered Copy button.           
    Worth noting that the screenshots are only illustrations. Please substitute the SPF record generated for your domain for the existing one.                                               
  6. These SPF records must be added to your domain’s DNS records. This requires you to return to your Name.com account
  • Select My Products.
  • Select Web Hosting, under the hosting tab.
  • Go to the DNS Management section.
  1. At this point, we must add the TXT DNS entry for SPF.
  • Then, paste the copied SPF string into the response form and leave the Host Field empty.
  • Save any modifications to Name.com’s published SPF record.

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

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For more information on setting up Name.com’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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