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How to Set Up DKIM for SonicWall Email Security?


DKIM is a technique for validating a message's integrity and originating domain. It allows a party to claim responsibility for a message via cryptographic signature and can be verified by a recipient. Here are the steps to enable DKIM for SonicWall Email Security.

To create DKIM record follow the steps:

  • Go to Manage Anti-Spoofing :

  • Navigate to Outbound and click on “Add Configuration”.
  • Please enter Domain , Identity of Signer , selector and generate a Public private Key pair and save the settings in the dialogue box.

  • This will redirect you to the Manage Anti-Spoofing > Outbound page after saving as shown below

  • Click on generate and another dialog box will appear as shown below:

  • Click on the Generate DNS Record button and copy the generated record to the clipboard

Setting Up DKIM for MessageGears

Publishing DKIM record in DNS

  • Log in to your DNS management console
  • Create a TXT record in your DNS with the title : ._domainkey. for example:
  • In the section allotted for the TXT record value, paste the copied contents of the DKIM public key
  • Click Save
  • Lookup and validate the published DKIM DNS record using this free DKIM record lookup tool

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