SPF TXT record not recognized by Office 365

Setting up Office 365 I entered the SPF TXT record as specified by the instructions.

  • Record type: TXT
  • TXT name: @
  • TXT value: v=spf1 include:spf.protection.outlook.com -all
  • TTL: 3600

When I ran the verify functionality on the Office 365 admin console it indicated that the SPF TXT records could not be found. Continue reading


Problem setting up SRV records for Office 365

Setting up Lync for Office 365 I ran into a problem that the SRV records were not being recognized. The instructions in Office 365 are to define two SRV records for Lync. My provider is Linux based, so setting up the SRV records is a little bit tricky. Anyway the general DNS instructions of Office 365 expect every field of the SRV record to be a separate field. Continue reading