Articles tagged 'email'

I only just discovered Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance (DMARC) today, as I was writing up some notes for an article on setting up email for a new domain. While I was writing the section on DKIM, I got to thinking, That's all well and good, but how do I advertise the fact that all my email sources are DKIM-signing messages, and that anything which isn't signed is probably spam? It turns out that DMARC is the answer to that question — and more — and it's widely deployed. In addition to allowing you to state that you sign everything, you can also opt in to getting reports from mail service providers with details on what email is getting dropped. Read more…

How did I ever talk myself into getting involved in NanoWriMo? Well, I'd been thinking about it for a while, to be honest. I've really been enjoying writing lately. It's been theraputic. But then a conversation happened on Twitter, and a handful of friends all said they were going to give it a shot and, well, in some fit of craziness, I said "yeah, count me in!". Read more…

So my email isn't working this morning. Somehow the MX record for woss.name has, well, disappeared. Maybe DreamHost got offended that I switched to GMail and decided to get their revenge. Maybe I buggered something up (I was doing stuff in the DH control panel yesterday afternoon, but I don't think I touched woss.name). Or maybe the gremlins got to it. Read more…