This FAQ was last modified on: Monday, June 24, 2019 01:20pm
SPF stands for "Sender Policy Framework". This is a type of Domain Name Service (DNS) TXT record that identifies which mail servers are permitted to send email on behalf of Georgia Tech domains. This helps to detect and prevent unauthorized senders from sending mail as Georgia Tech email addresses.
A SPF TXT record has a few pieces of information. One piece in particular dictates what happens to email is it is scanned. This is called the "all" mechanism. There are four ways to handle mail:
This FAQ was last modified on: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 03:14pm
What is an email alias?
An email alias is a way for a GT mailbox to have multiple email addresses deliver to it. Everything sent to an email alias is received by the mailbox that the alias is assigned to in GT's mail system. By default, all mailboxes are assigned a GTAccount@gatech.edu address and customers may select one custom @gatech.edu alias.