[Hidden-tech] authenticating GoDaddy domain wiht MailChimp

James Triplett jm-hiddentech at vj8.net
Mon Aug 15 10:24:20 EDT 2016

On (15/08/16 08:14), Glenn Johnson wrote:
> Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2016 08:14:26 -0400
> From: Glenn Johnson <mrglenn2u at gmail.com>
> To: hidden-discuss <hidden-discuss at lists.hidden-tech.net>
> Subject: [Hidden-tech] authenticating GoDaddy domain wiht MailChimp
> Hi Hidden Techies,
> Can someone help me authenticate my GoDaddy domain with MailChimp?
> I tried following the MailChimp instructions (below) and seem to have
> succeeded at *verifying* the domain (whatever that means), but not
> *authenticating* so that MailChimp emails will appear to come from my
> website's address.
> Thanks,
> Glenn
> Authenticate mrglenn2u.com with MailChimp by modifying your domain's DNS
> records. These changes allow your campaigns to appear to come from
> mrglenn2u.com, instead of from our servers. After you've made the required
> DNS changes, please wait 24-48 hours for the changes to propagate. Why
> should I do this?
> <http://kb.mailchimp.com/accounts/email-authentication/about-email-authentication?>
> DKIM: Create a CNAME record for k1._domainkey.mrglenn2u.com with this value:
> dkim.mcsv.net
This part was completed correctly:
james at bermuda:~$ dig k1._domainkey.mrglenn2u.com
k1._domainkey.mrglenn2u.com. 1800 IN    CNAME   dkim.mcsv.net.

> SPF: Create a TXT record for mrglenn2u.com with:
> v=spf1 include:servers.mcsv.net ?all
This part was not:
james at bermuda:~$ dig mrglenn2u.com txt

;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0
> -- 
You still need to create the SPF record, which is a "TXT" record in DNS parlance.



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