Category: What’s New

update of Outbound Mail service

We are in the process of upgrading our easySMTP: Outbound Mail system to a new server cluster, which will require a change of the public IP from 64.68.201.141 to 64.68.203.29.  Authentication information will be maintained and we will be pointing the mailout.easydns.com so no changes will be needed to move to the new system and … [Read more]




Sender Rewrite Scheme now added to EasyDNS email forwarding

We would like to announce that we have implemented the Sender Rewrite Scheme, or SRS, on our mail forwarding services.   This is designed to remedy the increasingly prevelant problem with SPF enforcement breaking email forwarding services from any provider, including ourselves. The SPF protocol allows domain administrators to specify which mailservers are authorised to send … [Read more]


The DNS Attack: What It Means, “Who Did It?” and How To Deal

As we all know, on Friday Oct 21, 2016 DNS provider Dynect was severely impacted by a big DDoS attack which has since been attributed to the Mirai Botnet. (interesting to note that “Mirai” means “future” in Japanese). Briefly: The Mirai Botnet is constructed by commandeering network connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices such as … [Read more]