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Use of BoxTrapper in cPanel

Posted by Allura on 09 02 2018.

Introduction:
BoxTrapper is a function that filters spam from your inbox through a challenge-response verification. When this feature is enabled in your account with every incoming e-mail a verification e-mail is sent automatically in response. The sender of the mail has to go through the verification process or else the email will not pass to your inbox. If the sender do not go through the verification process then the message will not be delivered and will be sent to the spam folder. After a certain time the spam message will be deleted from the spam folder.

Enabling & configuration of the feature called BoxTrapper:
To enable this feature you’ll have to go to the manage account and then select the BoxTrapper enable option in your desired account. After enabling this feature you’ll have to configure this feature. In order to configure this feature you’ll have to go through few steps, they are as…

Introduction:

BoxTrapper is a function that filters spam from your inbox through a challenge-response verification. When this feature is enabled in your account with every incoming e-mail a verification e-mail is sent automatically in response. The sender of the mail has to go through the verification process or else the email will not pass to your inbox. If the sender do not go through the verification process then the message will not be delivered and will be sent to the spam folder. After a certain time the spam message will be deleted from the spam folder.

Enabling & configuration of the feature called BoxTrapper:

To enable this feature you’ll have to go to the manage account and then select the BoxTrapper enable option in your desired account. After enabling this feature you’ll have to configure this feature. In order to configure this feature you’ll have to go through few steps, they are as follows:

  • Click configure setting option.
  • Enter the lists of mail addresses that forward mail to your account.
  • Then you’ll have to enter your name in your name text box.
  • Then just put the number of days in the no. of day text box.
  • Then enter the minimum spam score in the minimum spamAssassin spam score required to bypass boxTrapper text box.
  • You can also enable or disable the automatic white listing, by selecting the appropriate checkbox.
  • Then click save.

Editing of confirmation messages:

This feature turns on automatically and responds to the emails with the messages that the system builds from the following:

  • Verification- boxTrapper automatically responds to the messages that come from the blacklist. This feature sends request to response for confirmation or cancellation if the sender is authorized.
  • Verifyreleased- BoxTrapper responds the sender with this message when the sender clicks the verification link.
  • ReturnVerify- BoxTrapper sends this message to the sender if the verification procedure fails.
  • Blacklist- when a blacklisted address sends an email, boxTrapper shows this message.

Editing of white list, blacklist and ignore list:

You can edit this lists through few steps:-

  • Click the option of edit whitelist/blacklist/ignore list.
  • After that select the list you want to edit.
  • Then enter names, email addresses, subjects that you want to filter.
  • Then click save

BoxTrapper lists:

With every incoming message boxTrapper compares it with the filtered list. If the message belong to the whitelist then it passes the message to your inbox and if it belongs to the blacklist then the sender gets a verification message and if the message belongs to the ignore list then the message will be deleted.

You can also turn on another feature called review queue and in this feature you’ll be able to look upon the unverified BoxTrapper mail.

In a nutshell:

By using this feature in cPanel you can get reed of disturbance and you will not have to receive unnecessary or spam messages.