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How to Set Up DKIM for Hostmonster?


DKIM is an email security protocol that provides authentication of email identity, end-to-end message integrity, and sender policy enforcement. Learn about the basics of this email standard and how it provides protection against spam, spoofing, and phishing.

Enabling DKIM authentication for Hostmonster

  • Log into your HostMonster Control Panel
  • On the portal, navigate to “Domains” and click on “DNS Zone Editor” 
  • Find your domain to add DKIM record from the list
  • Click on “Add DNS Record“

Host Record/Hostname/Name: Enter the Hostmonster subdomain on which you are hosting your record

TTL: Keep the default value

Type: TXT 

TXT Value: Create a DKIM record using our free DKIM record generator and copy-paste the values

  • Click on “Add Record”
  • Lookup and validate the published DKIM DNS record using our free DKIM record lookup toolEnable DMARC for your domains to protect against spoofing. Sign up for a DMARC trial today!

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