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My goals for you with this post are that you learn and understand the following concepts about DKIM: DKIM is referred to as “content-based” authentication, rather than “path-based”, because whether or not a message passes DKIM validation is based solely on whether or not the content has changed between the time it was signed and the time validation was attempted.Organizations wishing to DKIM sign mail will first generate two cryptographic keys.
DKIM is an authentication method, which uses encryption with public/ private keys, to validate whether the emails are generated from the authorised servers, recognized and configured by the administrators of the sending domains.Unlike its authentication counterpart SPF, which provides a way for a domain to authorize a host to send mail on its behalf, DKIM provides a way for an entity (domain, organization, person, etc.) to take responsibility for a message, independent of the entity that actually sent the message.While in many cases the responsible entity and the sending entity will be the same, or at least closely related, with DKIM there’s no requirement that this be so.I mentioned above that DKIM failures can be difficult to troubleshoot, and I’ll explain why that’s so here.Some DKIM validation failures have obvious causes, such as the message not being signed, or the signing domain’s public key not being found in DNS or not being syntactically correct, or perhaps the message was obviously altered in transit.Spammers often send out emails that claim to be from authentic email senders.
These emails are mostly sent with an intent to make the recipients view the email, or sometimes to collect sensitive information (passwords, email addresses etc.) from the recipients under the pretext of being a legitimate sender.
To begin our understanding of DKIM, let’s first look at a DKIM-Signature header: DKIM-Signature: v=1; a=rsa-sha256; d=com; s=notices; c=relaxed/relaxed; q=dns/txt; [email protected]; t=1454417737; h=From: Reply-To: Subject: Date: Message-ID: To: MIME-Version: Content-Type; bh=e 6Rkdh Je69wc QKt RKw9rp Dgkk PPb Z8Xwj/2Hi243Sc=; b=Kh K4Ojej S4QEBr1Rw L/na ZKBNLo Fn R/3lm DOWZC3av4c2a H5Yg/D4vqhh1Cpcyf P v Rm7cp5Evrn PEs OA7r3E15jarz NFNHXtwjx CFn4g8Sts XFOio9v Hk O7bmp6t2a Lu 8b Pk X6c NHg ULYS6Tdq Yd65y5x CDMEa Q9a3mnh F2TQss=; The DKIM-Signature header is a series of key-value pairs, some of more interest to the reader than others, but I’ll describe all of them here.
First, we’ll look at the ones that are mostly of passing interested to the reader: The reason these parts are of interest to the receiving server is that they provide the information necessary to help the receiver validate the signatures.
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