How to Create an SPF Record

An SPF record is a list of servers that can send emails from your domain, and how to process emails sent from other servers. You can add an SPF record to your domain host.

How to Find an SPF Record in Your SendPulse Account

In the "SMTP" section, open the "SMTP Settings" page.

The SPF record is on the "General" tab.

SMTP Settings

Let's Create an Example SPF Record with GoDaddy

Log in to your GoDaddy account and click the domain for which you want to modify the records.

Domain selection

Launch the DNS Manager.

DNS Manager launch

Scroll down to the "TXT (Text)" section.

TXT (Text) section

Click the "Quick add" button and create a new TXT record.

Put the name of your subdomain into the "Host" field (e.g., "mail" if your email address is contact@mail.example.com) or @ if you do not use a subdomain.

Put the SPF-record from the SendPulse account into the "TXT Value" field.

If you send emails through other SMTP servers as well, add IP addresses of all servers into the SPF-record.

Example: v=spf1 ip4:IP-1 ip4:IP-2 ip4:IP-3 include:mxsmtp.sendpulse.com +a +mx ~all

where IP-1, IP-2, IP-3 are IP addresses of additional servers.

A TXT record settings

Click the "Save Zone File" button at the top of the page.

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