Slighty OT: GoDaddy and SPF records...

Rohan Sheth rohan at
Tue Jan 17 20:20:09 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jan 17, 2012 at 11:59 AM, Mike Lyon <mike.lyon at> wrote:
> Howdy folks,
> Was curious to see if anyone on the list has ever been successful with
> setting up SPF records on their domains that are hosted on GD
> nameservers... It appears they only let you configure TXT spf records, not
> actual SPF records.

I believe this is because historically GoDaddy used bboy's MyDNS[1]
which does not support SPF type records[2].  However it seems they are
now using Verisign's ATLAS[3] so perhaps the UI and some backend code
simply has yet to be developed?


[3] rohan at dragonite:~> fpdns 2>/dev/null
     fingerprint (, VeriSign ATLAS

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