[RndTbl] weird DKIM fail

Hartmut W Sager hwsager at marityme.net
Thu Oct 27 05:34:09 CDT 2022

One quick thought does come to mind.  Any chance you're using 2048-bit DKIM and that Yahoo can only work with 1024-bit DKIM?  I encountered that in one of my study cases, where the receiving mail system can't verify.2048-bit DKIM.


On Thu 27 Oct 2022 at 04:45:00 -05:00, Hartmut W Sager <hwsager at marityme.net> wrote:
> I am now just finishing 3 months of SPF experiences and 1-2 months of DKIM experiences (I'm still weak on DKIM).  The stuff mostly works now, but I too have had one identifiable trouble maker, namely Gmail in my case.
> I think we need a bit more info from you here.  We need the "send from" domain name, the "to" domain name, and the relevant DNS zone file records of the "send from" domain name.  (The "to" domain name is only needed in case Internet research has something to say about its DKIM verification efforts.)
> As for (multiple) conflicting DKIM setups on one domain, that should hardly be possible as long as the "selectors" are unique.
> Also note that, while DKIM usually only involves TXT records, one case I have (Fastmail) involves CNAME and TXT records.
> We might ultimately need to see the received header as well.
> Hartmut
> On Wed 26 Oct 2022 at 23:14:54 -05:00, Trevor Cordes <trevor at tecnopolis.ca> wrote:
>> We're sending email on behalf of other companies with the From: (company)
>> and Sender: (us) set properly.  We have DKIM (domainkeys) setup with
>> opendkim for outgoing mail.  We have the TXT record setup properly.
>> This setup works for all of our customers.  Except one, and only (so far
>> as we know) with yahoomail.  Same setup for every outgoing email, every
>> company, same everything.  But just these emails just to yahoomail show a
>> DK fail.  All other emails for the other companies to any mail provider
>> show a DK pass.
>> I checked that the customer domain doesn't have a conflicting DK setup,
>> and they don't.
>> I'm really baffled.  Makes no sense at all.  Anyone have any ideas?
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