DNS and sending emails

I set up google apps in association with my droplet, installed joomla on the droplet, set the site up to use the google apps to send email.

I get the email from the google server however in the headers it has “Received-SPF: neutral ( ###.###.###.### is neither permitted nor denied by best guess record for domain of” (ip and email removed for privacy purposes)

The IP listed in the header is not the ip of my site and domain.

Can I set up and SPF record for the domain on Digital Ocean? If so - how would I do that?


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FYI, you need to add quotes around the SPF record for DigitalOcean. That would be like the below (I hope the formatting works): <br> <br>Name Action <br>@ “v=spf1 ~all”

I added the SPF record - google apps still doesn’t see it, says it could take 48 hours - I will check again on Wed.

Add an SPF record and see if that resolves it, we support TXT records in the DNS management tool so you shouldn’t have an issue adding one.