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Once you have set up the google workspace account for your domain, a few essential steps need to be followed after that. You must ensure that the emails sent from Google Workshop on your domain's behalf, are properly authenticated and trusted. This helps prevent emails from being marked as spam or ending in the recipient's junk folder.
To achieve this, you need to do three things:
By taking these steps and configuring the appropriate settings in Google Workspace, you can ensure that your emails are properly authenticated and trusted, improving deliverability and enhancing the reputation of your domain's email communication.
An SPF record acts like a special list of approved IP addresses that can send emails on your domain's behalf. Imagine it as a whitelist that contains the names of trusted email senders for your domain. When you send an email, the recipient's server checks this list to see if the IP address sending the email is authorized. The email might be treated as spam or suspicious if it's not on the list.
Having an SPF record set up protects your domain from being impersonated or "spoofed." It's like having a security guard for your emails, ensuring that only legitimate sources can send messages on your behalf. This reduces the chances of your outgoing emails being marked as spam by the receiving servers, ensuring your communications reach their intended recipients smoothly and safely.
Once you are done, you can also save the SPF record. To be on the safer side, you can click on save at last to save it, and it will appear within 48 hours.
When you send an email, your outgoing server adds a special signature to it, like a seal. This signature is unique and based on the content of your email. When the email reaches the recipient's server, it uses a DKIM record, like a decryption key, to open and check that signature.
If everything matches up, it means the email hasn't been altered or tampered with during its journey. It's like a tamper-proof seal that ensures the email's contents remain intact and trustworthy. This way, the recipient can have more confidence that their email is authentic and hasn't been messed with by anyone along the way.
Step 1- Go to Google Admin Console and login to it
Step 2- Click on Apps to go to Apps settings
Step 3- Go to Google Workshop Core Services
Step 4- Click on Gmail
Step 5- Click on Authenticate Email
Next, we'll set up DMARC to keep an eye on the status of our email authentication. The main goal is to reach a level called "p=reject." Here's why it's important:
So, by setting up DMARC and reaching p=reject, we're making our domain's emails more secure and trustworthy and ensuring that the emails we send are more likely to be delivered directly to the intended recipients.
For adding the DMARC record for a domain, first, log into your Google Domains and choose the domain you need to work from the list.
On the left side of the page, you will find a button for “DNS.” Click on this button to edit the server information of your domain.
Once you access your DNS setting, you can easily edit or manage your domain records. It helps you to make any addition to the custom setting to make your DMARC function properly.
For the Host Name: “_dmarc” ** Do not add any quotation marks.
For the Type: “TXT” **Do not add any quotation marks.
For the Data: “v=DMARC1; p=none; rua=mailto:dmarc-reports@DOMAINNAME" **, The quotation marks will get added automatically.
Now, click on “Save”
So, now you are done setting up DMARC! Keep an eye on those aggregate reports, and you'll be on your way to even better email authentication and protection for your domain.
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