SPF Failing Alignment

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Greetings everyone!

 

I recently setup DKIM and DMARC for my organization. We are utilizing Exchange Online for our email services. Everything is proceeding swimmingly except for some SPF alignment failures. I am raising this issue here because the servers in question are all: <variable>.obe.outbound.protection.outlook.com

 

On the surface, it looks like Outlook protection is forwarding emails between its servers, which would explain why SPF alignment is failing. However, I am not certain I understand why this forwarding is occurring. Here are a couple of examples:

 

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@Jonathan_Reed 

Please refer on below, maybe useful for your case:

 

https://mxtoolbox.com/dmarc/spf/spf-alignment

 

mxtools are good for those SPF, DKIM, DMARC case handling and free version is good enough for most of the case