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How to Setup SPF for Forcepoint-Websense?

Forcepoint-Websense supports SPF email authentication protocol. In order to send DMARC compliant emails using Forcepoint, you need to verify your domain on your Forcepoint account and publish a DNS TXT record that includes Forcepoint. Follow the steps below: 

SPF Setup for Forcepoint-Websense

  •  Login to your DNS registrar’s control panel


  • Select My Account. From the menu and select Domains


  • Expand Domains and select Manage DNS for the domain you want to verify


  • In the DNS for your domain, navigate to the Records section and click on Add. Add your SPF record according to the specifications recommended below:  


TXT record specifications: 


Type: TXT

Host: @ 

Valuev=spf1 include:mailcontrol.com ~all


NoteChoose an SPF failure mode that works for you and modify your record accordingly.

~all results in a soft fail (not authorized, but not explicitly unauthorized); -all results in a hard fail (unauthorized); ?all is neutral (similar to no policy)

 

  • Click on Save and wait for 24 hours to allow your DNS to process these changes


Verify the validity of your SPF record using our free SPF record lookup tool


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