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Can't get my newsletter DNS settings verified


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Site URL: https://funtimeprogram.com

I am trying to setup my DNS records as described on the Update DNS Settings form for my newsletter, but it is still not authenticating the txt @ record even though it's been over a week. Squarespace is giving me the error "Please merge your SPF records" but they are already merged into one record as described on the Update DNS Settings page.

I put the following records into my domain DNS records at Google Domains:

CNAME squarespace._domainkey squarespace-domainkey.squarespace-mail.com
TXT @ v=spf1 include:squarespace-mail.com ~all
TXT _dmarc v=DMARC1; p=none

The first and third record are verifying but the second one is failing with the error "Please merge your SPF records."

I checked out the documentation for the error and it appears to only apply for multiple SPF records, but I only have one. Can anyone explain how I need to modify my records to get them to validate?

Thanks so much.

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My advice would be to write to the registrar and ask them. It looks like you have two SPF records that you need to combine.  I can't show you mine exactly but I had three, maybe you can hack yours together based on this example:

"v=spf1 include:spf.xxxx.xxxxx.com include:_spf.xxxxxxx.com include:squarespace-mail.com -all"

I use this tool which works great, there is a 5 time usage limit per day (or 3) to test out email. There is also a similar service on MXtools.

https://www.mail-tester.com/

 

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