Help with SPF setting?

  • 27 January 2012
  • 2 replies

Sorry, probably a really obvious question but can someone confirm what I set the "host" as when editing the SPF record in my DNS settings for my domain?


I set the value as:



It wants me to add a subdomain as the host. e.g:
"what do i put here"


I presume it's the same subdomain i have set for the portal? (in my case "help")


Or should it be the same as the CNAME for email (in my case "mail")?

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Hi Tom

You can actually leave the Sub-Domain field as BLANK, but if its a mandatory field, you can just specify the Hostname of your sub-domain. (




Thanks Vijay - very helpful