What are DMARC aggregate reports?

DMARC aggregate reports provide information about percentages of email passing/failing SPF (Sender Policy Framework), DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) and DMARC checks.

Although they do not provide much information about individual email messages, aggregate reports can provide valuable visibility into the health of your email program, and help you identify potential authentication issues and/or malicious activity.

You can use the rua tag in the DMARC record to specify the recipient of aggregate ports.

For example, the following rua tag requests the ESP to send aggregate reports to 5b06a240319ab@ag.dmarcly.com:

rua=mailto:5b06a240319ab@ag.dmarcly.com

DMARC aggregate reports are encoded in XML format, which is a data format easy for machines to parse, while time-consuming for humans to read.

Here is an example aggregate report:

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