Tutorials

Improving Email Deliverability Using MX, SPF and PTR Records

Written by Julia G

When an email goes from the SMTP server to the target recipient, it passes through numerous checkpoints, from local firewalls to ISP spam filters. One of the checks that the receiving server does is the verification of the sender’s domain authenticity. To help mail servers effectively determine that the email you are sending should not be classified as spam, you …

How to Integrate GlockApps Notifications with Email, Slack and Telegram

Written by Julia G

To notify you about the changes in your deliverability, IP status, bounce email volume and authentication, GlockApps creates the notifications under Inbox Insight, IP Reputation Monitor, Bounce Monitor and DMARC Analytics. In addition to reading the notifications in your GlockApps account, you can set up the integrations to receive the notifications via email, Slack or Telegram.

How You Can Leverage the DMARC Analytics to Fix Deliverability Issues

Written by Julia G

After you published a DMARC record to your domain’s DNS, DMARC reports will start to appear in your GlockApps account. In this post, I’m going to explain the report data, what it means and what to do with it to correct deliverability issues.

How to Deploy SPF Email Authentication

Written by Julia G

The first email authentication method SPF – Sender Policy Framework – was introduced in early 2000. SPF means that only authorized senders can send from a domain, and prevents all unauthorized senders from doing so. SPF allows the receiving email server to verify that an email message claiming to come from a domain truly comes from an IP address authorized …

DMARC Monitoring and Reporting: Step-by-Step Guide

Written by Julia G

What DMARC Does DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance) is an email validation system that helps protect your email domain from being used for sending phishing emails, scams, and other spam. DMARC is built upon two existing email authentication technologies that are used to associate a piece of email with a domain: SPF (Sender Policy Framework) and DKIM (DomainKeys …

How to Find out What’s Causing the Spam Folder Placement

Written by Julia G

This guide assumes that the technical part of your email sending program (SPF, DKIM, rDNS, DMARC, and HELO to IP records) is set up correctly. If it’s not, fix it before you start testing again. You can see the results of testing your SPF, DKIM rDNS and HELO to IP records in the report.

How to Process Bounce Emails via IMAP

Written by Julia G

In addition to the integration with Amazon SES, SendGrid, Mailgun, and SparkPost, the GlockApps Bounce Monitor can connect to your mail server via IMAP, process bounce emails and provide you with detailed bounce email analytics. You can see why your emails are bouncing and detect the issues related to invalid email addresses, temporarily deliverability issues, or message blocking. Processed data …

Test Inbox Delivery and Spam Score of a SendGrid Email Campaign

Written by Julia G

You can use the GlockApps email spam checker with any email service provider or email software to test the Inbox delivery and spam score of your email campaign before sending it to the list of real subscribers. In this tutorial, we’re going to guide you through the steps how to use GlockApps to test the email campaigns that you send …

How to Track SparkPost Bounces with GlockApps

Written by Julia G

GlockApps is integrated with SparkPost to provide you with an automated way of bounce email processing. With GlockApps, you can see exactly why your emails are bouncing, such as issues related to invalid email addresses, temporarily deliverability issues, or message blocking. Processed data is compiled into the comprehensive and easy-to-read report available for you every day. You can enable email …

How to Track Mailgun Bounces with GlockApps

Written by Julia G

GlockApps is integrated with Mailgun to provide you with an automated way of bounce email processing. With GlockApps, you can see exactly why your emails are bouncing, such as issues related to invalid email addresses, temporarily deliverability issues, or message blocking. Processed data is compiled into the comprehensive and easy-to-read report available every day. You can enable email notifications to …