Re: Should I use DKIM to sign messages?

From: SM <>
Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2014 08:40:28 -0800

Hi Michael,
At 14:17 04-02-2014, Michael McCallister wrote:
>I am deploying 3 mail servers for purposes of forwarding email. They
>only forward (i.e. ->
>etc.). No end-users will send mail directly through these servers
>(not relays). Does DKIM serve any signing role in this case? After
>reading briefly into DKIM, it sounds as if signing should really be
>done at the relay where the mail server would conceivably know
>something about the sender. Based on my understanding of DKIM, I
>should not bother signing emails on these forwarding servers. Is
>that a correct conclusion? In case it matters at all, I am using SRS

It is worth DKIM-signing the message as it may make it easier for the
receiver to identify the administrative domain forwarding the message.

Received on Fri Feb 07 2014 - 16:41:07 PST

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