What are the Steps to Create an Email Filter?
Posted by Allura on 02 07 2019.
Users can sort the emails and alter any kind of incoming spam by creating an email filter. This can be advantageous in case the hosting provider fail to include the Apache SpamAssassin™ in one’s cPanel account.
Create a Spam Email Filter
- User can begin by navigating to cPanel’s Spam Filters interface (cPanel >> Home >> Email >> Apache SpamAssassin).
- Then, he has to click on Enable Apache SpamAssassin option, in case its not enabled.
- User can proceed by navigating to cPanel’s Global Email Filters interface (cPanel >> Home >> Email >> Global Email Filters).
- After that, he needs to cline on Create a New Filter option.
- New filter will require a name. In that case, user needs to give a name to the new filter which he will put in the Filter Name text box.
- In the Rules section, user can find Spam Bar option. He needs to select that option from the first menu of the Rules section.
- From the second menu in the Rules section, select the contains.
- User has to then enter the spam score in the text box. He should remember to type the desired spam score with the help of plus (+) characters. For example if the score is 5, then user should type ‘+++++’ to set the spam score. The lower the spam score, the more encroaching the spam filter will be.
- In the Actions section, user can select the Deliver to folder option from the menu.
- There has to be a name of the folder. So, user has to enter a folder name to which all the spam email will be sent.
To check, he can click on Browse option and take a look at the list of folders created.
- Finally, user can click on Create for creating, saving, and activating the spam filter, thus completing the task.
All information on creating an email filter is outlined in this review.