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All About SPF Records and How to Manage it

Sender Policy Framework, also abbreviated as SPF. SPF is a framework designed to prevent email phishing/forgery. With SPF, if a spammer attempts to send emails with a faked “from” address, the message will be rejected by mail servers that use SPF verification. An SPF record is a single TXT entry in the DNS for each domain. […]

How To Add/Change MX Records in IP Serverone PDNS

1. Login to PDNS via http://dns.ipserverone.com/ 2. Click on List Zones 3. Click on the listed domain / or domain of your choice.   4. Add A record for mail.domain.com and MX record pointing to mail.domain.com. For A record ‘Content‘, you will need to fill it with your smartermail login server IP, which can be obtained […]

How To Create New DNS Zone File In Plesk

If you are experiencing the following issues: 1) Domain name DNS zone file record in Plesk is not working. 2) DNS zone file is not found in Plesk DNS zone folder. 3) Issue is not resolved after restoring it to default settings.   To solve the aforementioned issues, you need to recreate a new DNS […]

How To Change DNS Settings To Google Public DNS

Google Public DNS is the preferred DNS and is known for being fast, accurate and no restriction. Step 1 – Navigate to Control Panel  >>  Network and Internet  >> Network and Sharing Center  >>  Change Adapter Settings. Step 2 – Select the connection that you want to configure Google Public DNS. For example: – To […]

How to edit the “hosts” file on Mac Os

Go to Utilities and select on Terminal Log in as root by run the command as below then enter the password User-MacBook:~ user$ sudo su – Password:User-MacBook:~ user$ sudo su – Password: Then you will see that the user become root User-MacBook:~ root#User-MacBook:~ root# Open the hosts file by using the command as below and […]

How to add new DNS record at DNSEXIT name server

To use DNSEXIT name server, you will need to point your domain name server to below: Name Server IP MYNIC Handle ns1.dnsexit.com 67.214.171.77 SKEY0000000922 ns2.dnsexit.com 142.54.181.62 SKEY0000022297 ns3.dnsexit.com 199.192.200.41 SKEY0000017503 ns4.dnsexit.com 199.192.200.61 SKEY0000017504 Do not have account at DNSEXIT yet? Create it now for free: If you already have account, direct go to Step 3. […]

How to add DNS record in Plesk control panel

The Problem: I want to create a new subdomain name and point it to another server instead of the shared hosting account subscribed with IPSERVERONE. The Solution: 1.) Log into plesk control panel. Select on the “DNS Settings” under category ‘Web Site’ to enter the DNS control management page.

SPF record example

Some mail servers requires a domain to have SPF (Sender Policy Framework) record or the emails might be rejected. If your domain does not have SPF record added on your nameserver, please refer to the following example: Note: It should be a TXT type DNS record "v=spf1 a mx ip4:1.1.1.1 ~all""v=spf1 a mx ip4:1.1.1.1 ~all" […]

Why www.domain.com doesn’t work, but domain.com works fine (or vice versa)

First, you will need to check your domain name server is pointed at which server, you can check using http://intodns.com And looking for “Domain NS records“. After that, login to the name server and check the DNS A record, make sure the DNS record www.domainname.com and domainname.com is correct. If the record does not exist, […]