All e-mail notifications associated with the vmst·io Mastodon instance should come from either:
We use Amazon Simple Email Service as our managed SMTP service, used for sending new user sign-up verifications, and other account notifications.
.env.production configuration settings relevant to SMTP:
# Mail SMTP_SERVER=email-smtp.amazonaws.com SMTP_PORT=465 SMTP_LOGIN=YoUrSESIssuEdUsErNAME SMTP_PASSWORD=123456789+098765432 SMTP_FROM_ADDRESS='Mastodon <[email protected]>' SMTP_SSL=true SMTP_DELIVERY_METHOD=smtp
- We leverage industry technologies like
SPFto help verify we are the only ones sending you emails.
- We also use EasyDMARC to handle things like
BIMIfor the domain.
- We use Fastmail for the root
Phishing and Privacy
Our domain policies instruct your email provider to reject any other party that is attempting to use the
@vmst.io domain to phish you.