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 mailbox.org
A DKIM key pair that will contain:
- A DKIM public key: to be published in your public-facing DNS
- A DKIM private key: used by mailbox.org to sign your outgoing emails, that is to be uploaded on their webserver
Currently, mailbox.org provides four DKIM CNAME records, which must be entered into the DNS records at your domain hosting company:
MBO0001._domainkey.mydomain.com target/destination: MBO0001._domainkey.mailbox.org.
MBO0002._domainkey.mydomain.com target/destination: MBO0002._domainkey.mailbox.org.
MBO0003._domainkey.mydomain.com target/destination: MBO0003._domainkey.mailbox.org.
MBO0004._domainkey.mydomain.com target/destination: MBO0004._domainkey.mailbox.org.
Note: please replace mydomain.com with your own domain name
Publishing your DKIM public key for mailbox.org
After you get your public key from mailbox.org:
- Login to your DNS provider’s management console as the admin
- Navigate to the DNS records section
- Create the CNAME records
- Copy and paste the hostname and value
- Save changes to your record and wait for 48-72 hours for your DNS to process these changes
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