What's an e-mail spam filter? How does it operate? How can you activate spam filtering?
An email filter is an application that prevents unwanted messages from reaching a given mailbox. An enormous percentage of the email correspondence around the world is composed of spam emails: offers for pills or cash, false bank notifications, and so on. This is why, it’s pretty important to enable email filters in order to avoid not only spam emails, but also any possibility of being swindled in some way. Spam filters detect different things, so as to ensure better security – specific words and phrases or the frequency with which they surface in the text, the sender’s email address, or the IP address of the sender’s mail server. Web hosts often make use of the services of 3rd-party spam-monitoring organizations that provide up-to-date databases in order to render spam filtering simpler and more effective without affecting authentic email messages, even if they include suspicious words or phrases.
Spam Filters in Web Hosting
The security of any email account that you create in a web hosting
account with us is guaranteed by the powerful SpamAssassin email filter that we employ. You can activate it via the Email Manager section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel and it comes with five protection levels based on the spam score given to each and every email message in accordance with various criteria, such as the frequency of certain words, the sender, etc. If you keep getting spam email messages, you can always raise the level or if you are scared that you may omit an authentic email, you can combine the automated spam filter with a custom one and forward all emails from a particular sender to another mailbox. If you reach the decision that you no longer want a spam filter for a particular mailbox, you can deactivate it with no more than a few mouse clicks.
Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you reach the decision to use the email service that is offered with our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages
, you can keep all undesirable messages away from your inbox by activating the 5-level spam protection that we offer with every package. This can be done via the feature-ridden Email Manager section of the Control Panel and we rely on the advanced SpamAssassin email filter to make sure that we provide the best possible protection for our clients. You can have a different protection level for each mailbox and you can choose if the filtered messages should be deleted or redirected to a separate email address where you can examine them at a later time in order to ensure that you will not omit authentic email messages. Switching to a different level or disabling the spam protection is also easy and takes a few clicks of the mouse.