Mails from server always go to SPAM in Gmail and Yahoo

  • Posted February 25, 2015

I have setup vestacp on a droplet and I am hosting a domain name under it. I have also created an email account. Added the DNS configuration settings to domain registrar dns settings. Now whenever I send a mail through my account, it always goes to gmail spam folder of the the recepient. Can anyone help me out ?


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Try to install DKIM & SPF for mail server.

Sometimes this happens when you PT records don’t match. I would use MXtoolbox and do a reverse lookup test see if everything is setup properly.

Another solution would be to use mandrill as @EpicCDN already mentioned.

Use a service like to send your server emails, is free up to 12k email a month, and help you configure dkim and spf records needed for today’s email standards.

Possibly related to this: Email from Droplet goes to Spam on Gmail and Outlook

Check your droplet IP, if it returns High Risk you could try the same solution he did.