We are now tracking the Spamhaus The Policy Block list. This list allows service providers to define blocks of IP addresses where e-mail should not originate from. This service should reduce spam and load on our mail systems. From the summary at Spamhaus: The Spamhaus PBL is a DNSBL database of end-user IP address ranges […]
Over the last few months, there has been a steady increase in spam and virus emails. Due to the nature of our mail forwarding service, this sometimes leads to ISPs and free email services being forwarded a large number of “junk” email. In the past, easyDNS has always strived to limit the amount of filtering […]
We are pleased to announce that server monitoring is now available for beta users. This feature is being rolled out under the DNS-plus service level and will be included as a component of that package. Server monitoring allows members to setup service tests on their hostname (A) records and our system will check those services […]
We have promoted SPF checking on inbound mail forwarding from beta to normal production. All members can now optionally enable SPF checking on inbound mail destined for their domains via the “email” settings in their domain options. If the SPF validation equates to hardfail for a domain with SPF validation enabled, our mail servers will […]
The .mobi top-level-domain goes into realtime live registrations today. That means you can now register .mobi names like any other TLD. If you own joesgarage.com or joesgarage.ca you can probably grab your .mobi starting today. One other thing: the .mobi registry is forcing minimum 2-year initial registration periods.
We are now enabling Sender Policy Framework (SPF) checking for email destined to our members’ mail forwarding or backup smtp spooling domains. If the SPF validation equates to hardfail for a domain with SPF validation enabled, our mail servers will reject the inbound message, all other outcomes will be prepended into an additional SPF-Received: header […]