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Odoo server e-mail setup: SPF, DKIM and DMARC explained
28 December, 2020 by
Odoo server e-mail setup: SPF, DKIM and DMARC explained
Goran Štimac

Email systems have undergone significant changes over the last decades. When email was new, there was virtually no secure setting and anyone could pretend to be someone else. This meant that spam and scams were widespread.

The fast forward to 2020 and the landscape of the email system has changed radically. Now the email servers are certified and the emails are digitally signed. This poses a challenge for Odoo system builders because we can’t just connect a server to the Internet and expect business email to work right away.

In order for any business application - such as Odoo - to be able to send e-mail reliably, the system administrator must set the DNS settings of the Odoo server and client domain. In this video, Ossi Mäntylahti explains the principles of SPF, DKIM and DMARC. And following the theory, showing exactly how to configure them in an Odoo environment. We also cover common mistakes and explain how to avoid them.