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Creating DKIM TXT Records in Windows DNS
Posted by Sean Syed on 18 February 2013 07:47 PM
  1. Open your Windows DNS Manager.  (Start Menu -> Administrative Tools -> DNS)
  2. Expand the nodes on your DNS Server and select the target domain where you will be adding the two DKIM TXT records:

 

 

Right-Click the target domain and select "Other New Records...":


 

 

Scroll towards the bottom of the list and select "Text (TXT)" then press the "Create Record..." button:


 

In the new "Text (TXT)" resource record, enter the following:

  1. Record name: _domainkey
  2. Text: (This should be the value of your DKIM Policy Record).
    Example: o=~; r=postmaster@yourdomain.com

 

 

Press "OK" when you are done and you should see an entry similar to: 


 

DKIM Public Key Record Instructions

  1. Open your Windows DNS Manager.  (Start Menu -> Administrative Tools -> DNS) 
  2. Expand the nodes on your DNS Server and select the target domain where you will be adding the two DKIM TXT records:

 

 

Right-Click the target domain and select "Other New Records...":


 

Scroll towards the bottom of the list and select "Text (TXT)" then press the "Create Record..." button:


 

In the new "Text (TXT)" resource record, enter the following:

  1. Record name: (DKIM Selector)._domainkey 
    Example: ue201008._domainkey
     
  2. Text: (This should be the value of your DKIM Public Key Record).
    Example: v=DKIM1; p=MIGfMA0GCSqGSIb4DQ(.....)z2nJSPOxvGGznkcY25w5lIYpxpVwZ/IwIDAQAB;

 

 

Press "OK" when you are done and you should see an entry similar to: 


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