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Why is google.com trying to send emails from my domain?

I pulled up a DMARC Analyzer report showing emails received on behalf of my domain: In addition to my normal authorized (SPF+DKIM aligned) personal emails from the protonmail.ch domain, there are ...
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Spam emails from my domain

Do spam spoof emails pretending to be sent from your domain which SoftFail SPF verification hurt your domain's reputation with spam filters?
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Can anyone spoof my Email address with mailgun if I'm using it?

I'm using mailgun as kind of a sandbox for my personal/portfolio site. I've got all the required and optional records, including an SPF record allowing mailgun.org origin emails. I recently got an ...
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Nested SPF records fail to validate

I am trying to work with the lookup budget and dealing with a web host that also sends out email on behalf of the domain for various services who does not keep a tidy SPF itself. I have not ever run ...
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DMARC failure on forwarded SharePoint Online emails

I have a client that uses SharePoint Online but insists on using Gmail. Each user has a O365 account with an Exchange Online mailbox and mail flow/delivery options are set to forward all incoming mail ...
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SPF and DKIM vs email forwarding addresses: how to avoid being rejected as spam? [closed]

Situation: I am sending emails from me@mydomain.com to alice@example.org. My DNS for mydomain.com is correctly configured with an SPF record. The recipient at example.org is able to receive my emails ...
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For creation of an appropriate SPF record, how can I find the IP address of the mail server used by a WordPress website on cPanel?

I have a WordPress website that is sending emails to me through a contact form. The From address in the emails uses the same domain name of the website. Currently the emails are being treated as spam,...
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How do email spam filters tell if a spam email was maliciously sent with intent to shutdown a real email address?

So for example, let's say we have a legitimate user from "user@legitimate.com" who sends real emails. However, there is a malicious individual who is using their own server or some other email service ...
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my website can no longer send email and I didn't even change the code [duplicate]

After receiving reports from my website assistant that he was unable to receive email resulting from a user performing an action that would generate an email to him, I decided to test a function on my ...
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How to Configure SPF or SRV Record on EntryDNS.net?

I'm trying to use EntryDNS.net for my DNS records and the A, CNAME and MX records weren't a problem but I cannot get my SPF (txt) record to work or my SRV records. Does anyone else use them and have ...
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SPF and ISP authentication

I'm wondering if I have to include the SPF of any ISP used by my customers to send email with an email hosted on my server. Example : they use Bell to send email for example@example.com (where ...
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Are SPF and DKIM records needed when the SMTP IP is marked as a subscriber block?

I have been searching around, but not sure of all the facts I need. Let me explain. I have stayed out of the SMTP game for a while and have become ignorant of the newer developments. Prior to my ...
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“CNAME record already exists in the zone” when creating SPF txt records

I am setting up mailgun.com to use with my website. But when I add dns record with type txt name www.example.com and value v=spf1 include:mailgun.org ~all as suggested in mailgun setup: I get the ...
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DMARC: SPF Fail, DKIM Pass, Source IP: not mine!

This is an odd one: <record> <row> <source_ip>65.20.0.12</source_ip> <count>2</count> <policy_evaluated> <...
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Do SPF and DKIM TXT records require quotes?

I have been searching for some hours now, but multiple sources say different things. https://support.wordfly.com/hc/en-us/articles/204767474-How-do-we-publish-DKIM-and-SPF-in-our-DNS- States I should ...
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Where to place the SPF records and Google Apps DKIM on a multidomain website?

We're having issues with spam filters with our emails. They're not being received by our clients about half of the time. We decided to make sure the SPF and DKIM are correctly set. Suppose I have a ...
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SPF, Domainkey, DKIM do not work in plesk 12

I followed tons of online tutorials, guides and even the post here about setting up SPF records in Plesk 11. I'm using plesk 12 on Ubuntu 12. I have set the following: *.webmail.gecab.nl. CNAME ...
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How do I add an spf for a Postmark App sender signature when there's an existing spf record?

I'm using the Postmark App service ( https://postmarkapp.com/) to handle the transactional mail delivery for my web app and I set up a sender signature email address ( welcome@somedomain.com ) for it ...
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Sent emails pass SPF and DKIM, but fail DMARC when received by Gmail

Gmail is marking my email messages as Spam. The messages pass SPF and DKIM, but fail DMARC. Is there some way to make my messages pass DMARC? I recently signed up for WordPress hosting at Flywheel, ...
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1and1.com SPF records with 3rd party DNS

Putting this out there in case it helps someone else. My Google results on this didn't yield any direct hits. I needed a cheap replacement email host, and picked 1and1.com. I rapidly found that ...
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Setting Up SPF Records on Plesk 11

I see that Plesk 11 automatically sets up an SPF Record - however when I test it on a number of eMail Spam Test services I see that it is not being detected. v=spf1 +a +mx -all What changes do I ...