Re: Best practice question: DKIM AND DomainKeys?

From: SM <>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 21:43:41 -0700

Hi Steve,
At 20:19 14-10-10, Steve Jenkins wrote:
>I was running some deliverability tests today sending to Yahoo accounts, and
>a look at the headers inside the Yahoo Mail client showed the following
>domainkeys=neutral (no sig);; dkim=pass (ok)
>I realize that DKIM is a newer standard, and that DomainKeys will likely
>fade away soon enough, but since there are large mail providers (like Yahoo)
>that still check for a valid DomainKeys sig, is there any benefit to having
>OpenDKIM sign with BOTH? Any drawbacks?

OpenDKIM cannot use DomainKeys to sign a message. You'll have to run
a different milter to do that.

DKIM replaced DomainKeys. There isn't any benefit is signing your
message with DomainKeys and large mail providers already support DKIM.

Received on Fri Oct 15 2010 - 04:44:14 PST

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