Building Gophish Healthcheck: Part One

One of the questions I see most often from Gophish users is “how do I get past my spam filter?” Generally, my answer to this is something along the lines of “just whitelist the IP address,” since it’s my opinion that phishing simulations should be a test of the people and processes, not the email infrastructure.

But what if we do want to test the email infrastructure?

This post is the first in a two-part series about how I’m creating the email healthcheck service for Gophish. This post talks about how I handle DNS programmatically, and the next post will describe the actual architecture being used.

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