Problems with hotmail, how i solved it

Discussion in 'Linux VPS/Dedicated - cPanel' started by stormrider, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. stormrider

    stormrider New Member


    I have always had problems with hotmail sending emails from my VPSes direct to Junk Folder, even with Reverse DNS of my IPs correctly configured.

    About 1 or 2 weeks ago CPanel added the function called Email Authentication which allows you to set the SPF record and DomainKeys.

    I have enabled it and waited 24 hours for the DNS propagation. Now me and my clients can send emails to hotmail directly to inbox folder.

    I don't know if it will work for you but it worked to me and at least 5 domains that i tested.

    Just wanted to share this since i have seen that a lot of people here have this kind of problems.
  2. khiltd

    khiltd New Member

    SPF records have been around a lot longer than 2 weeks.
  3. stormrider

    stormrider New Member


    Yes, SPF have been around for a long time and i have been using it for a long time too ( automatically configuring with dns zone templates ).

    But... I only noticed the option on CPanel interface about 2 weeks ago.
  4. lordg

    lordg New Member

    I sure hope this works, because this problem has been bugging me for some time. My mail also gets junked on Yahoo...

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