An email filter is a software app that stops unwelcome emails from entering a particular mailbox. An enormous percentage of the email correspondence around the globe consists of spam messages: offers for pills or cash, sham bank notifications, etc. Because of this, it’s extremely important to activate email filters in order to avoid not only spam email messages, but also any possibility of being scammed in some way. Spam filters detect different things, so as to deliver higher levels of safety – particular words and phrases or the frequency with which they occur in the text, the sender’s address, or the IP address of the sender’s outbound SMTP mail server. Hosting providers frequently make use of the services of 3rd-party spam-tracking organizations that offer up-to-date databases to make email filtering easier and more effective without affecting authentic emails, even if they include suspicious words.

Spam Filters in Shared Hosting

If you get a shared hosting package from our company and if you use our mail services, you’ll be able to enable anti-spam protection for any of the mailboxes that you set up from the Email Manager section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. With only a couple of clicks, you can select between five different levels of protection. If you start receiving spam, you can start with the lowest level and then gradually increase the level till you stop receiving spam. We rely on one of the very best and most famous filters available on the market called SpamAssassin. It checks the header section and the body of each message that you receive and determines a spam score, based on which it either erases a specific message or allows it to reach your mailbox. Hepsia will also permit you to configure custom email filters and either get rid of unwelcome email messages or redirect them to a 3rd-party address such as where you can read them once again after that.

Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you reach the decision to make use of the email service that is offered with our Linux semi-dedicated servers, you can keep all undesirable emails away from your mailbox by enabling the five-level anti-spam protection service that we provide with each semi-dedicated hosting package. This can be accomplished via the feature-ridden Email Manager section of the hosting Control Panel and we rely on the advanced SpamAssassin spam filter to make certain that we provide the very best possible security for our clients. You can have a different anti-spam level for each email account and you can select if the filtered messages should be erased or delivered to a different email address where you can examine them at a later point in time so as to make sure that you won’t lose legitimate emails. Switching to another level of protection or disabling the spam protection is also easy and takes a few clicks of the mouse.