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How to generate DKIM for Rackspace
How to generate DKIM for Rackspace
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Written by Maksym Olkhovskyi
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What is DKIM, and how does it work?

Reputable email servers block fake senders to prevent scams. DKIM provides strong security by digitally signing emails and storing keys in DNS. Customize DKIM for smoother email delivery. It works behind the scenes, securing server-to-server communication. The sending server signs the email, and the receiving server checks it with a public key, maintaining email integrity.

How to set up DKIM with Rackspace technology

  1. Access the Cloud Office Control Panel by logging in with your credentials.

  2. On the home page, within the Domains section, click on the Sender Authentication (DKIM) link.

  3. Navigate to the Sender Authentication (DKIM) page and select the specific domain for which you wish to enable DKIM by clicking on it.

  4. Click Enable DKIM for

  • If you manage your domain's DNS through your Cloud Office Control Panel, the DKIM enabling process is automatic and seamlessly integrated.

  • If you manage your domain's DNS through a different service, that service will furnish you with the DNS key and corresponding value information required to create a new TXT record. To add this TXT record, please refer to the documentation provided by your DNS hosting provider for specific instructions on the process.

5. Once you've added the DKIM TXT record, click on the "Verify TXT Record" option to confirm that the new DKIM record has been correctly added and is publicly accessible in DNS. This step helps ensure the accuracy and availability of your DKIM record for authentication purposes.

If validation fails, then an appropriate error message displays to help you correct the problem

How can I make sure everything's working right?

If you want to make sure that everything is correctly verified, you can contact your CSM or email us at Our technicians will check your DNS records. We will be glad to help you.

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