As we saw in the previous section the reports can be two different types: aggregated and forensics. Those reports help you ensure that you are properly authenticating your outbound emails. You can check out the difference between both of them below.
They are XML documents showing data about the messages received that claimed to be from a particular domain. Those reports are meant to be machine-readable.
These are individual copies of messages which failed authentication, each enclosed in a full email message using a special format called AFRF. Those reports are easily read by a person too. The information that those reports could contain is:
Now we know how a DMARC works, how it looks, and what information it provides. We’re pretty certain you already know how useful this could be for you. But let’s see all advantages in the next section.