SmarterMail DNS Checklist

This is a checklist for your DNS settings if you are using our SmarterMail system.

If you need any assistance with your DNS and are able to provide access to your DNS, please contact our helpdesk at

1. Have you created an MX record in your domain pointing to our SmarterMail server?

In your DNS settings, you need an A Record called

Then in your MX records use the following settings.

Type Priority Destination
MX 10

2. Did you update the SPF record?

In order to be able to deliver to remote servers like google, Hotmail, AOL etc, you need to specify our SmarterMail servers.

Use this example SPF record.

v=spf1 ip4: ~all 

3. Did you generate 1024  bit DKIM key for the domain?

Drop an email to and we will generate a DKIM signature for your domain. Then we will provide the DKIM and you can add it to your dns.

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