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How to Setup DMARC Records in cPanel

How to Setup DMARC Records in cPanelThis tutorial guides you through the process of configuring DMARC records in cPanel, outlining the steps to define how mail servers should manage messages from your domain lacking valid SPF and DKIM records. Given that numerous email providers, including Gmail, Yahoo!, AOL, Hotmail, and Outlook, adhere to the DMARC standard, implementing it enhances the likelihood of successful email delivery. Below, we offer straightforward examples of DMARC records.

How to Setup DMARC Records in cPanel

DMARC Setup Steps

  1. Login to cPanel.
  2. Click Zone Editor under Domains.
    DMARC setup in cPanel

  3. Click the Manage button next to the domain you want to work with.
    Manage Domain -Setup DMARC
  4. Click the +Add Record button.
    Setup DMARC - Add Record
  5. Change the Type from A to TXT.
  6. Enter the NameTTLType, and Record as described below. Keep in mind that you must select one of the following options for the Record field: NoneReject, or Quarantine.
    Field Setting
    Name _dmarc
    TTL 14400
    Type TXT
    Record In this field you must choose how you want recipient servers to handle email from your domain that fails SPF/DKIM validation. Options are outlined below in red:
    None: v=DMARC1; p=none; sp=none; rf=afrf; pct=100; ri=86400
    Reject: v=DMARC1; p=reject; sp=none; rf=afrf; pct=100; ri=86400
    Quarantine: v=DMARC1; p=quarantine; sp=none; rf=afrf; pct=100; ri=86400Alternately, you can request an email report of failed DMARC validations by adding a valid email address, such as the following:None: v=DMARC1; p=none; sp=none; ruf=mailto:user@example.com; rf=afrf; pct=100; ri=86400
    Reject: v=DMARC1; p=reject; sp=none; rf=afrf; pct=100; ruf=mailto:user@example.com; ri=86400
    Quarantine: v=DMARC1; p=quarantine; sp=none; ruf=mailto:user@example.com; rf=afrf; pct=100; ri=86400
  7. Click Add Record to save your record.

    Note: In Zone Editor, typing “_dmarc” will autopopulate the domain.

    How to Setup DMARC Records in cPanel

    You will then see your record listed in the Zone Records section.

Well done! You’ve learned how to establish DMARC records in your cPanel for email validation.

If you’re a small business owner, you’re aware that ensuring your emails reach recipients is just one part of the email marketing challenge. Creative webET Hosting plans offer various valuable tools to elevate your email marketing strategies to new heights.

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