Digitally signing your email with DKIM

It’s easy for some people to spoof email — that is, send email that pretends to be from somebody else. To combat spoofing, you can digitally sign outbound email from Zendesk to prove that an email actually came from somebody in your organization and not somebody pretending to be from your organization. Digitally signing outbound … Read more

Authenticating incoming email (SPF, DKIM, DMARC)

To decrease the number of spoofed email and spam you receive, you can add an additional layer of security on your inbound emails by enabling authentication with SPF, DKIM, and DMARC alignment. Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) is a technical specification that allows email message senders and message receivers to cooperate and better … Read more

GoDaddy: Add an SPF record

An SPF (Sender Policy Framework) record is a type of TXT record in your DNS zone file. SPF records help identify which mail servers are permitted to send email on behalf of your domain. Adding an SPF record can help detect and prevent email spoofing. Log in to your GoDaddy Domain Control Center. (Need help logging in? Find your username or password.) … Read more

What is rclone?

Rclone is a command-line program that supports file transfers and syncing of files between local storage and Google Drive as well as a number of other storage services, including Dropbox and Swift/S3-based services. Rclone offers options to optimze a transfer and reach higher transfer speeds than other common transfer tools such as scp and rsync. It is written … Read more

How to setup and use rclone to sync data between HPC clusters and Google Drive

This guide explains how to setup and use rclone to sync data between HPC clusters and Google Drive. Rclone can be used with a wide variety of cloud services including box, but this example deals specifically with Google Drive. Full documentation on using rclone can be found here: https://rclone.org/ We recommend  using rclone with your ISU Google account which … Read more