Re: dkim permerror: verification error: syntax error in key data

From: Steve Jenkins <>
Date: Sat, 5 Feb 2011 08:03:23 -0800

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 7:54 AM, John Smith <> wrote:
> My outgoing mail got signed by opendkim, but yahoo said dkim=permerror (bad
> DNS reply).
> I sent mail to and got
> dkim=permerror (verification error: syntax error in key data). The txt value
> for default._domainkey in DNS TXT record is copied from txt file (on
> notepad) generated by opendkim-genkey. I checked there is no no break in txt
> value. What could cause the syntax error?

Hi, John. If you use Brandon Checketts' test:

then you can paste the URL of the results with us (within 2 hours of
testing) and we can help troubleshoot.


Received on Sat Feb 05 2011 - 16:03:37 PST

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