How to set DKIM keys in OVH properly.

Set DKIM keys in your domain settings smoothly and easily to go through the domain authentication process fast and with no obstacles.

This article contains instructions on how to configure DNS records necessary for domain authentication in Prowly, when your domain provider is OVH. If you use any other domain provider or do not know how to enable authentication in Prowly, please refer to this article first.

 

Log into your OVH account.

  1. On the right-side menu choose the "Product and Services" button.

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  2. By clicking on the proper row, go to the DNS zone of your domain.

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  3. On the right side click "Add an entry".
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  4. You should see a pop-up window with the 3 steps of adding a record. First, choose the type of record from the records list. 

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  5. Next, copy all the data to the correct fields: subdomain (a record name - purple) and value (record data - blue) as in the below pattern. For the first TXT record, the subdomain field leaves empty. 

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Please, remember that some domain providers add domain names by default so you have to skip this part in the Subdomain field like below.


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6.    After successful record adding you should see a green bar with the information.

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7.   Make double-check between records in Prowly App and your DNS zone if everything is filled         correctly. 

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Please, remember that your server needs some time to propagate new records, so the domain authentication could not be immediate.