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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Deliverability Considerations

Hello and welcome to the last entry in the Amazon SES DKIM troubleshooting blog series. So far, we have seen various technical problems that appeared between us and properly signed emails, and we also saw how DKIM helps protect our domain from various impersonators. We will now see whether DKIM can also improve our deliverability […]

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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Authentication Considerations

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Hi, and welcome to another entry in the Amazon SES DKIM troubleshooting series. So far we have focused on technical issues, but now it’s time to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. Exactly why did we go to all this trouble in setting up DKIM for our domain? My emails are […]

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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Why is My Signature Not Validating?

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Hello and welcome to the fifth entry in the Amazon SES DKIM troubleshooting blog series. We have begun the task of setting up DKIM for a domain and overcome a great variety of DNS issues, to succeed in getting the signature to appear in our emails. This is when the next problem manifests itself: the […]

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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Where is My Signature?

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9/15/16 Update: There has been a small simplification to the steps you use to set up Easy DKIM. See this forum announcement for details. In this blog series so far, we have seen various problems that could prevent us from having Amazon SES verify the DKIM setup for our domain, and some possible causes (and […]

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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Your DKIM Status is Still Pending

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In this blog series, we are following the path of an engineer trying to set up DKIM for a domain, and examining various issues that can appear along the way. So far, we have been able to add to our DNS the records that Amazon SES gave us, and we confirmed that they resolve to […]

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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Your DKIM Status is Pending

by Adrian Hamciuc | on | in How-To* | Permalink | Comments |  Share

In the previous blog entry we started the process of setting up DKIM for a domain. We generated the DKIM records and succeeded in adding them to our DNS. We’re all set, right? I have added the records to my DNS but my domain’s DKIM verification status is still Pending After waiting for the 72 […]

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DKIM Troubleshooting Series: Introduction to DKIM and First DNS Hurdles

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DKIM is an industry standard designed to confirm an association between an email and a domain. Amazon SES supports an easy way to set up DKIM and sign outgoing emails, but sometimes things don’t go exactly as planned. This seven part blog series covers several common problems that you may encounter when you set up […]

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What is DMARC and should you use it?

This past year, the email industry launched a new standard to help senders protect their mail from being spoofed by phishing attempts.  Thus, DMARC was born.  It stands for “Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance.”  It’s a mouthful, but the impact of DMARC is significant.  LinkedIn has a good article describing what exactly DMARC brings […]

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Easy DKIM is here! But why should I care?

Yes, folks, it’s true! Easy DKIM is live. Amazon Simple Email Service has always supported DKIM signing, but before today, you had to sign the messages yourself. This could be challenging depending on what email sending client you’re using and your ability to customize which headers are included in the signature disposition. You may be […]

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