parsedmarc documentation - Open source DMARC report analyzer and visualizer

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A screenshot of DMARC summary charts in Kibana

parsedmarc is a Python module and CLI utility for parsing DMARC reports. When used with Elasticsearch and Kibana (or Splunk), or with OpenSearch and Grafana, it works as a self-hosted open source alternative to commercial DMARC report processing services such as Agari Brand Protection, Dmarcian, OnDMARC, ProofPoint Email Fraud Defense, and Valimail.


  • Parses draft and 1.0 standard aggregate/rua reports

  • Parses forensic/failure/ruf reports

  • Can parse reports from an inbox over IMAP, Microsoft Graph, or Gmail API

  • Transparently handles gzip or zip compressed reports

  • Consistent data structures

  • Simple JSON and/or CSV output

  • Optionally email the results

  • Optionally send the results to Elasticsearch/OpenSearch and/or Splunk, for use with premade dashboards

  • Optionally send reports to Apache Kafka