Get familiar with e-mail spam filters, the things they do and how to activate them.
A spam filter is a software app that hinders unasked-for emails from entering a particular inbox. A huge percentage of the email traffic around the world is composed of spam messages: offers for pills or cash, fraudulent bank notifications, and so on. That is why, it is very important to enable email filters to avoid not only spam messages, but also any chance of being tricked in some way. Spam filters detect various things, so as to deliver higher levels of security – specific words and phrases or the frequency with which they appear in the text, the sender’s address, or the IP of the sender’s outbound SMTP mail server. Hosting companies frequently make use of the services of third-party spam-detecting organizations that provide up-to-the-minute databases to render email filtering better and simpler without affecting legitimate messages, even if they include suspicious words or phrases.
Spam Filters in Shared Website Hosting
If you order a shared website hosting
plan from our company and if you use our email services, you’ll be able to activate anti-spam protection for any of the mailboxes that you set up from the Email Manager section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With just a couple of clicks of the mouse, you can pick between 5 separate protection levels. If you start getting spam, you can start with the lowest level and then gradually boost the level till you stop receiving spam. We rely on one of the best and most popular email filters available on the market called SpamAssassin. It checks the header and the body of each email that you receive and calculates a spam score, based on which it either deletes a certain message or permits it to reach your mailbox. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel will also allow you to set up custom email filters and either eliminate unwanted messages or forward them to a 3rd-party email address like firstname.lastname@example.org where you can check them once again at a later time.
Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Servers
Our semi-dedicated server
accounts come with top-level anti-spam protection ensured by the popular SpamAssassin filter, which rates all incoming messages on the basis of a spam score that depends on parameters and patterns, such as the frequency of certain keywords and phrases, the subject, the sender, and so on. When you activate the filter for any email account via the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel, you can select between 5 different levels of protection – from very high to very low. If you still receive spam, you can raise the level, or if genuine messages are tagged as spam, you can lower it. Enabling or disabling the anti-spam protection takes as little as two clicks and you can choose if the filtered emails should be erased right away or if they should be redirected to a designated email address where you can view them at a later point in time, so as to make certain that valuable messages will not get lost.