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TXT Record for SPF

Postby GOGOGADG » Sun Oct 21, 2007 5:05 pm

I would like to add a TXT Record for Sender Policy Framework (SPF). When adding the following to sub-domain field without quotes and all the spaces are removed; with quotes fails to save.
"v=spf1 include:mail.domain.com ~all"

Can you explain how to correctly add a TXT Record?
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Re: TXT Record for SPF

Postby GOGOGADG » Sun Oct 21, 2007 5:12 pm

Found the answer..

In the Namecheap interface, go to "All Host Records" and
1) in the box "Host Name", write "@" (without quotes)
2) in the box "IP address / url", add your SPF string without quotes.

http://www.kitterman.com/spf/txt.html
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Re: TXT Record for SPF

Postby RichardK » Sun Oct 21, 2007 5:21 pm

That would be correct sir and welcome!
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Re: TXT Record for SPF

Postby corell » Fri Jan 11, 2008 1:48 am

I need to add an SPF record and found this post from a few months ago.

Where can I find "All Host Records"???

I am logged into my account but I cannot find ""All Host Records" anywhere.
It's not in the menu on the left side, not under general nor advanced options
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Re: TXT Record for SPF

Postby ArunasN » Fri Jan 11, 2008 12:03 pm

corell wrote:I am logged into my account but I cannot find ""All Host Records" anywhere.
It's not in the menu on the left side, not under general nor advanced options


This is most probably your domain is not using our DNS. You should either delegate it to our nameservers or ask your current DNS provider how you can edit TXT records in their control panel.

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Re: TXT Record for SPF

Postby jethro » Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:17 pm

hello,

I have to do the same thing, add a SPF, however I cannot find the "All Host Records" anywhere, and the domains I have to do this for are registered here.

Where would I find this link?

Many thanks in advance!
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Re: TXT Record for SPF

Postby NataT » Wed Jul 15, 2009 1:35 pm

jethro wrote:hello,

I have to do the same thing, add a SPF, however I cannot find the "All Host Records" anywhere, and the domains I have to do this for are registered here.

Where would I find this link?

Many thanks in advance!


Hello,

All Host Records is most probably not accessible for your domain as you have delegated the DNS to the third party's nameservers. This disables many of our features due to the fact that you have moved all your host records (including A/CNAME/MX/TXT records) to their servers. You would need to ask your current DNS provider if they support the features you require.

Or you can switch the domain back to our DNS and have a control over the domain name zone file within your Namecheap account.

Hope this helps.

Kind regards,
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Re: TXT Record for SPF

Postby jethro » Mon Jul 20, 2009 7:17 am

Hi there,

Thank you for your information.. I am not up on all this though, will transfering the DNS back to namecheap have any effect on my hosting... or sites :?

Thanks!
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Re: TXT Record for SPF

Postby NataT » Mon Jul 20, 2009 1:16 pm

jethro wrote:Hi there,

Thank you for your information.. I am not up on all this though, will transfering the DNS back to namecheap have any effect on my hosting... or sites :?

Thanks!


Hello,

If you have your site hosted elsewhere and the domain is using your hosting provider's DNS, then yes, if you change the DNS back to us it will definitely affect your site. If you only need to add one record to your domain name zone file (like MX or SPF for example) the best way will be to contact your hosting provider (since they are in control of your DNS zone) and ask them to perform the necessary changes for you.

Hope this helps.

Thanks,
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