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How do you Filter the Email for each Email Account in your Domain?

Posted by Allura on 12 04 2019.

Introduction
This is for cPanel and WHM version 68. One can navigate to (cPanel >> Home >> Email >> Email Filters) to work on this feature. Email filter interface helps in allowing a user to filter the email for each email account in one’s own domain.

One must make a use of multiple, simple filters instead of going for a single large filter. The server’s mail transfer agent, that is, the Exim handles numerous small rules more methodically than a single large rule.

Create a Filter
Steps:

 	Firstly, one has to click on Manage Filters for the proper email account, with the help of the option Filters by User

It is noteworthy to know that in case one accesses this interface from cPanel’s Webmail interface, then one must proceed to step 2.

 	Then, one has to click on Create a New Filter option.
 	In the Filter Name text box, a name has to be entered…

Introduction

This is for cPanel and WHM version 68. One can navigate to (cPanel >> Home >> Email >> Email Filters) to work on this feature. Email filter interface helps in allowing a user to filter the email for each email account in one’s own domain.

One must make a use of multiple, simple filters instead of going for a single large filter. The server’s mail transfer agent, that is, the Exim handles numerous small rules more methodically than a single large rule.

Create a Filter

Steps:

  • Firstly, one has to click on Manage Filters for the proper email account, with the help of the option Filters by User

It is noteworthy to know that in case one accesses this interface from cPanel’s Webmail interface, then one must proceed to step 2.

  • Then, one has to click on Create a New Filter option.
  • In the Filter Name text box, a name has to be entered for the filter.
  • One must configure the rules and actions of one’s own filter’s.

One can read our How to Configure Mail Filters article to know more on filter configuration.

  • Lastly, click on Create.

Current Filters

If one desires to make a list of the email account’s filters, one can click on Manage Filters in the row of that email account. Thereafter, one will be able to access the list of Current Filters table with all the filters for only the selected email account.

Edit a Filter

In order to edit an already existing filter, one has to click on Edit option, available next to that specific filter name. After making all the desired changes to the filter, one can click on Save option. Hence, the editing will get saved properly.

Delete a Filter

If a user wishes to delete a filter, he has to click on Edit option, available next to that specific filter name. After making all the desired changes to the filter, he can click on Save option. Hence, the undesired filter will get deleted.

Test a Filter

Steps:

In order to test a filter,

  • One has to begin by clicking on Manage Filters, available next to the desired email account, in the Filters by Users
  • A test email message needs to be entered in the Filter Test text box in order to test the filter. However, it must have the inclusion of the characters or words configured for that specific filter.
  • Finally, to complete the testing procedure, one can click on Test Filter.

Conclusion

All technical information on filtering email for each email account in one’s domain is outlined in this review.