What is the DNS SPF record?

SPF means Sender Policy Framework. This DNS record is in itself a system that verifies legitimate emails. Furthermore, the SPF record identifies the mail servers authorized to send emails in your company’s name (domain). Therefore, it increases the trustability of your email server while preventing domain spoofing. Read more information about the SPF record!

TXT record: What is it?

TXT record is a DNS record type. It holds text information created for outer to the domain sources. The text can be written for people, so it would be easy to read, has full information, and is logically organized. In other cases, it can be made for computers and has a more technical format. Let’s explain more about the TXT record!

DNS CAA record – meaning

The DNS CAA record serves domain name owners to take control over SSL certificates. Then, you can define which CA is authorized to issue them and also what kind of type of certificate. 

The DNS CAA record was first described in 2013. From September 2017, Certificate Authorities are required to review it before issuing any certificate. Read everything you know about the DNS CAA record!

What is a DNS MX record?

The DNS MX record is one of the most common DNS records out there. If you don’t have one, you simply can’t be sure that you will receive any emails! This is because you want the DNS MX record to indicate to the rest of the servers on the Internet, which is precisely your mail server responsible for receiving emails for the particular domain. 

Read more about the purpose of the DNS MX record!

What does DNS mean?

Domain Name System (DNS) makes the Internet experience for humans as simple as it is today. Yet, the functionality which it provides is enormous. But to start, DNS has in its foundation the database with all existent domain names and the IP addresses that correspond to them. Learn additional information about the Domain Name System (DNS).