What exactly is an e-mail spam filter? How does one work? How could you activate spam filtering?
An email filter is an application that impedes undesired emails from reaching a given inbox. A huge percentage of the email traffic around the world is composed of spam messages: offers for pills or cash, fake banking notifications, and so on. That is why, it’s pretty important to set up email filters in order to avoid not only spam email messages, but also any possibility of being conned somehow. Email filters detect various things, so as to ensure better safety – specific words and phrases or the frequency with which they appear in the text, the sender’s address, or the IP address of the sender’s outbound email server. Web hosting companies often resort to the services of third-party spam-tracking organizations that provide up-to-the-minute databases to make spam filtering simpler and more effective without affecting authentic emails, even if they include suspicious words.
Spam Filters in Cloud Hosting
In case you reach the decision to host your domains with us and you choose any of our cloud hosting, you will be able to activate anti-spam protection for any email address that you set up. With a couple of clicks in the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel, you can set up five different security levels. In case you continue to get spam email messages or the spam filters start preventing legitimate email messages from entering your inbox, you can change the level just as easily. The quality of our spam detection solution is ensured by one of the most popular filters – SpamAssassin. If you don’t want to risk omitting an authentic email that may be blocked as spam owing to its content, you can also set up custom filters based on the sender, the body or the subject of the message and re-send the emails to a different email address where you can examine them at a later time.