By default, the sender of emails sent from FULL FABRIC is But did you know that you can change it to an address that you own and manage – more importantly, an address that matches your school's custom domain? 💌 That will ensure that you adhere to email protocols and that messages sent from FULL FABRIC aren't marked as SPAM! 🙏

Using the Sender Policy Framework (SPF)

For security, you must use the SPF protocol for your email domain, which is a simple email authentication method designed to detect email spoofing, i.e., prevent spammers from sending messages on behalf of your domain. It allows mail exchangers to check that incoming mail from a domain comes from a host authorised by that domain's administrators (or simply put, legitimate senders).

Setting up the Sender Policy Framework using IPv4

You can choose to give permission to a specific IP address to send mail for your domain. This is accomplished using the ip4 mechanism. Only mail coming from that particular IP address will be considered a permitted sender for that domain. An example of such an include looks like this:

v=spf1 a mx ip4: ~all

FULL FABRIC's IP address is

Setting up the Sender Policy Framework using hostname lookup

If you have an SPF record set for your root domain (i.e.,, you must add:

before the all mechanism of this record. If you do not have an SPF record for your domain, you must create a TXT record with the value:

v=spf1 ~all

Do not create more than one SPF1 record for a given domain. If you need more than one SPF record, you will want to merge the additional SPF records into a single SPF record.


🎊 Ta-daah, you've reached the end of this article! 🎉 Congratulations, you're one step closer to mastering FULL FABRIC! ⚡️⚡️

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PUBLISHED: September 2, 2019
LAST UPDATED: September 2, 2019 at 4:17 p.m.

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