Need help? Call us on 1300 789 260

Enabling DKIM Email Signing

Difficulty: Intermediate


  • Plesk admin access to your VPS


DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM)  is a way to validate a domain name identity that is associated with an e-mail address via cryptographic authentication. This means that your clients can verify who is sending them an e-mail and protects you against imposters pretending to send from your e-mail address.


  1. Log into your Plesk Control Panel https://your-web-site-name:8443/
  2. Go to Websites & Domains > Mail Settings:
  3. Tick "Use DKIM spam protection system to sign outgoing email messages"

    NOTE: the following Domain Name System (DNS) records will be added to your DNS table:

  4. DKIM has successfully been added.
    You can test your DKIM at -

    Note: You have to type the word "default" into the DKIM Selector.
Was this article helpful? Yes No

Having trouble? We’re here to help!

We’ve built our company with a serious focus on quality service. Feel free to give us a call!

1300 789 260