What exactly is an e-mail spam filter? How does one work? How can you activate spam filtering?
A spam filter is a software application that stops unwanted emails from reaching a given inbox. A considerable percentage of the email correspondence around the globe is composed of spam emails: offers for pills or money, forged banking notifications, etc. For this reason, it is very important to activate filters to avoid not only unsolicited bulk email messages, but also any possibility of being scammed somehow. Filters detect various things, so as to provide higher levels of safety – certain words or the frequency with which they occur in the text, the sender’s email address, or the IP of the sender’s outbound email server. Web hosting providers often make use of the services of third-party spam-tracing organizations that offer up-to-date databases to make spam filtering simpler and more efficient without affecting authentic messages, even if they include suspicious words.
Spam Filters in Cloud Web Hosting
If you reach the decision to host your domains with our company and you select any of our Linux cloud web hosting packages
, you’ll be able to set up spam filtering for any email account that you set up. With a few clicks of the mouse in the Email Manager section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you can set up 5 separate protection levels. In case you continue to receive junk emails or the filters start preventing genuine emails from entering your inbox, you can change the level just as easily. The quality of our spam protection service is ensured by one of the most famous filters – SpamAssassin. In case you don’t want to risk omitting a legitimate email that may be classified as spam due to its content, you can also create custom email filters based on the body, the subject or the sender of the message and redirect the emails to a different email address where you can view them at a later point in time.
Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our semi-dedicated server
plans come with top-notch anti-spam protection ensured by the famous SpamAssassin filter, which sorts all incoming emails on the basis of a spam score that depends on patterns and parameters, such as the recurrence of specific keywords, the sender, the subject, etc. When you enable the filter for any mailbox through the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel, you can choose between five separate protection levels – from very high to very low. If you continue to receive unsolicited bulk email messages, you can increase the level, or if legitimate email messages are blocked as spam, you can lower it. Activating or deactivating the anti-spam protection requires as little as two clicks and you can choose if the filtered messages should be erased instantaneously or if they should be forwarded to a chosen mailbox where you can review them at a later point in time, so as to make sure that valuable email messages will not get lost.