Question

Mandrill DKIM & SPF via DigitalOcean DNS

  • Posted on April 2, 2014
  • makrisAsked by makris

I need pls help with setting the DKIM & SPF (txt) records in the DNS panel, Mandrill reports that they are invalid

for DKIM i have a TXT record Name= mandrill._domainkey.mydomain.com Value= “v=DKIM1; k=rsa; p=…;”

Thanks


Submit an answer

This textbox defaults to using Markdown to format your answer.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

Sign In or Sign Up to Answer

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Want to learn more? Join the DigitalOcean Community!

Join our DigitalOcean community of over a million developers for free! Get help and share knowledge in Q&A, subscribe to topics of interest, and get courses and tools that will help you grow as a developer and scale your project or business.

Your missing a dot at the end of your domain. It should be mandrill._domainkey.mydomain.com. instead of mandrill._domainkey.mydomain.com

As of this writing your values should be like this: DKIM Name= mandrill._domainkey Value= v=DKIM1; k=rsa; p=MIGfMA0GCSqGSIb3DQEBAQUAA4GNADCBiQKBgQCrLHiExVd55zd/IQ/J/mRwSRMAocV/hMB3jXwaHH36d9NaVynQFYV8NaWi69c1veUtRzGt7yAioXqLj7Z4TeEUoOLgrKsn8YnckGs9i3B3tVFB+Ch/4mPhXWiNfNdynHWBcPcbJ8kjEQ2U8y78dHZj1YeRXXVvWob2OaKynO8/lQIDAQAB; Note that in Name you drop your domain after the domainkey. DigitalOcean automatically adds your domain to the end.

SPF Name= @ Value= “v=spf1 include:spf.mandrillapp.com ?all” Make sure you have the quotes around the value. Mine didn’t work without quotes.

in both cases make sure you are creating a TXT record