TAG: email

How to Setup DMARC

Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) is a validation system for email that is used to detect and prevent email spoofing.   What is DMARC? DMARC ensures that legitimate email is properly authenticated with previously established DKIM and SPF standards. By doing this it will block fraudulent activity appearing to come from domains under…

How to Set rDNS?

What is rDNS?   A Reverse DNS lookup (also called rDNS) is where the DNS of an IP address is checked to see what domain name is attached to that IP. This is the opposite (or reverse) of what normally happens, when a domain name is checked for which IP is assigned to it (called…

Hostwinds Email limits

Hostwinds limits the number of emails that you can send per hour for our Shared Hosting, Business Hosting, White Label Reseller Hosting, and Reseller Hosting packages. We also use Mail Channels filtering for outbound email. This filter is utilized on the packages referenced above, as well as on our Cloud Server packages.   What are the…

How to Setup SPF and DKIM Records

What are SPF records? Sender Policy Framework (SPF) records give you the ability to create a list containing IP addresses (or subnets) that you authorize to send emails on your behalf. This makes it harder for malicious email senders to hide their identity and use your email server for fraud or spam. This will prevent your…

How to Create Email Accounts in ZPanel

How Do I Setup Email Accounts in ZPanel? Follow these instructions to setup email accounts in ZPanel.   Click Mailboxes with the @ symbol icon on the ZPanal main page in the Mail section     Input the email address you’d like to create in the Create a new mailbox section Using the drop down,…

Domain MX Records

What are MX records? MX records are basically DNS records that are responsible for sending email to your email address. They’re controlled by the same place your name servers are, normally your hosting company. You can change where your email is sent by changing your MX records. This won’t affect current or old email, but…

Spam Related Questions

How Do I Stop Emails from Going to Spam? Below we have listed a couple options for fixing emails that head to SPAM.    Setting SPF/DKIM/rDNS/DMARC Please refer to the following guides to ensure that you have SPF, DKIM, rDNS, and DMARC set correctly.   How to Setup SPF and DKIM Records in cPanel How to…

Issues Sending Email

If you’re having problems sending email, it may be something as simple as a wrong password or a port being blocked. Here are some common reasons you may have issues sending email. Wrong password Even if you’re absolutely sure the password was entered right, check again. If you’re thinking “It has to be right, because…

Issues Receiving Email

Why can’t I receive email? If you’re having problems receiving email but you can send email, here are some possible common causes that will be explained in more depth below:   Over email quota DNS problems Mail client problems   Over email quota Each email account is assigned a quota when created. You can check…

General Email FAQ

Here are our guides to assist you with the top 10  issues that people generally have in regards to setting up Email on cPanel.   How to create an email account in cPanel How to set MX records in cPanel How do I access my Webmail? How to view email accounts in cPanel What are…