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Guide to Edit Your SoftLayer SPF Record

Access the DNS Zone Editor

  1. Log into the cPanel at https://manage.softlayer.com

    How to access SoftLayer DNS zone editor

  2. Scroll down to the SoftLayer Name Servers Section.
  3. Select your domain name and click on the edit button.

    Access SoftLayer DNS zone editor interface

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Create a SPF record

  1. Scroll down to the SPF (Sender Policy Framework) area and enter your SPF record:
  2. Name: Enter the Host Record you would like to use ("@" for example.com, "mail" for mail.example.com, etc).
  3. Value: Enter your SPF record (e.g. "v=spf1 a mx ~all").
  4. TTL: Leave the default value: 86400
  5. Click the Update Zone Record button to create the record.

SoftLayer DNS zone editor interface

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