A spam filter is a software application that’s installed on an email server and keeps track of all inbound emails so as to stop any unasked-for ones from reaching a certain inbox. Several examples of such email messages would be: offers for pills or cash, fake banking statements or email attachments that contain malicious software sent with the intention to damage your computer. Email filters normally check the content of an email and in case they detect particular keywords or other suspicious content, they either erase the message or re-send it to the Junk/Spam folder instead of the Inbox folder. Some hosting providers mix their own filters with up-to-the-minute databases from spam-detecting organizations, so as to ensure better safety for their clients. Such databases include patterns, mail server IP addresses and other info about spam messages recently revealed by these organizations.

Spam Filters in Shared Hosting

If you get a shared hosting package from our company and if you make use of our email services, you’ll be able to activate spam filters for any of the mailboxes that you create from the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel. With no more than a few clicks of the mouse, you can select between five separate levels of safety. If you start receiving spam, you can begin with the lowest level and then gradually increase the level until you stop getting spam. We rely on one of the best and most popular spam filters out there called SpamAssassin. It checks the header field and the body of each and every email that you receive and determines a spam score, based on which it either erases a certain email or permits it to reach your mailbox. The Hepsia Control Panel will also permit you to configure custom filters and either eliminate unsolicited email messages or forward them to a third-party address like spam@domain.com where you can examine them once again afterwards.

Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you use a semi-dedicated server package from our company and if you set up one or more email accounts with any of the domain names hosted under the account, you will be able to activate the powerful, 5-level SpamAssassin anti-spam filter that we provide and keep all undesired emails away from your mailbox. This functionality is accessible through the Email Manager section of the Hepsia Control Panel and it can be enabled or disabled for any mailbox at any moment. You can also alter the level of safety with a few mouse clicks if spam emails still appear in your mailbox or the email filter begins removing genuine email messages. As you can choose whether the spam should be erased immediately or forwarded to a different email account, you can create spam@domain.com, for example, and check all filtered email messages there, so as to make certain that you will not miss an email that you need. The emails that the spam filter permits to go through will still appear in your inbox.