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How to Set Up DKIM for FireDrum?

 

Enabling DKIM signing for your domains can help you keep your email content intact throughout the delivery process, barring threat actors from accessing and altering your emails. This helps preserve your identity and eradicate spam and phishing attacks. 

Creating DKIM Record for FireDrum

  • Login to your Email Marketing
  • Go to Account > Settings
  • On the account settings page, click on the “Authenticated Domains” panel
  • Select the Add Domain option
  • Add your domain name. Once done you should be able to see the DKIM CNAME record that you need to publish on your DNS

FireDrum uses the following CNAME record for DKIM authentication:


Type: CNAME


Name: fd._domainkey.mydomain.com


Value: dkim.firedrumemailmarketing.com


This is your DKIM public key for FireDrum. You need to add this to your DNS. Before doing so, make sure that you replace the example domain used (mydomain.com) with your own domain name.

 

Publishing your DKIM public key for FireDrum

After you get your public key from FireDrum: 

  1. Login to your DNS provider’s management console as the admin
  2. Navigate to the DNS records section 
  3. Create a CNAME record 
  4. Copy and paste the hostname (Name) and value
  5. Save changes to your record and wait for 48-72 hours for your DNS to process these changes 

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