How do I create a DKIM (Domain Key) record?

Yahoo originally created Domain Keys as an authentication and validation technique for email using a PGP-like protocol. The original specification has since been improved to DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) by the community and a series of IETF standards resulted in RFC 6376. DKIM makes it very easy for a mail server to validate whether an […]

Do you support a 2048 bit (or higher) Domain Key (DKIM)?

More and more organizations are moving from the shorter 384, 512 and 768-bit keys up to 1024 and higher in order to protect against spoofing because the smaller keys are easier to crack. Our DNS system intuitively supports a 2048-bit key and larger. Simply paste it into the TXT record and hit save. Our back-end […]

How to create an SPF record

What is SPF? Sender Policy Framework (SPF) is a protocol designed to help combat forged email. It allows the owner of a domain to specify which hosts are authorized to send email from that domain. Full details can be found in RFC 7208.   How does SPF work? Domain owners publish SPF records in the […]

Resource Record Types

Total Uptime’s Cloud DNS Service supports 27 different DNS resource record types. That includes 26 standard record types and 1 special web-redirect type that we’ve created. Below is a comprehensive list of each record type which you can find in the Cloud DNS management interface. DNS SOA Record This is the “Start of Authority” resource […]

Version 3.5 of our Cloud Platform released

Today we released a significant update to our cloud platform which includes numerous improvements to our user interface and API. This first 2016 release includes a number of new features as well as enhancements that will provide better UI feedback and responsiveness we know will make it simpler and easier for customers to deploy advanced […]