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DNS Is there a reason to add the ip on TXT record for mx entry?

Discussion in 'Domains, DNS, Email & SSL Certificates' started by pamamolf, Aug 28, 2016.

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  1. pamamolf

    pamamolf Well-Known Member

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    Hi

    I was wondering if there is a reason to specify the ip and use the TXT record:

    Code:
    v=spf1 a mx ~all
    as

    Code:
    v=spf1 a mx ip4:123.456.789.000 ~all
    Is it better for avoiding spam filters ?
     
  2. eva2000

    eva2000 Administrator Staff Member

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    no needed really if you have the a specified in SPF TXT record
     
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