Spam email is any kind of unwanted email that contains nearly identical messages sent to numerous recipients by e-mail. Are you tired of getting bombarded with spam email? Arvixe Cpanel has different tools like BoxTrapper, email filtering, SpamAssassin to minimize the amount of spam you receive to your inbox.
How To Use SpamAssassin With cPanel
Spam Assassin is a very effective antispam tool. By default Spam Assassin is disabled in your cPanel. Once logged into your cPanel clicks on Spam Assassin located under the Mail tab.
You will see the main configuration page with a variety of options.
To get started, simply select the “Enable Spam Assassin” button. This will turn Spam Assassin on using its default settings. You can also select to automatically delete spam as soon as it arrives. But you need to be very careful with the settings you apply to reduce the chance of false positives. You can also add a few advanced settings by clicking on Configure SpamAssassin button.
How To Use BoxTrapper to accept from trusted senders
BoxTrapper is another spam filter for email addresses in cpanel. Someone emails you, if they’re not on your white list then they must reply to a verification email they receive after emailing you. After replying (spammers never reply) they are put on a white list so they don’t have to respond every time they send you a message to validate the email.
Once logged into your cPanel clicks on Spam Assassin located under the Mail tab.
Click on Manage to enable/edit option for your email account. You will reach BoxTrapper Configuration page.
Filter your mail automatically with Cpanel E-mail Filtering
Cpanel also has the ability to use Mail Filters . This is an excellent method to avoid spam. Usually the software viruses sends out a series of messages that all have common subjects, you can prevent getting spam emails by completely deleting anything that meets those exact subjects.
Once logged into your cPanel clicks on Account Level Filtering/User Level Filtering located under the Mail tab. And in the next window click Create A New Filter.
In the Filter section you have two drop downs, the first is what you are filtering. The next drop down is how you are filtering it.
The input box is the filter. Enter the text you want to filter here.
For example, I keep getting spam messages with the same subject and I want to filter them. The spam messages have the subject line: Cheap medicines.