Posted: March 12th, 2012 | Author: Todd Slater | Filed under: Tutorial | Tags: mail.app, spamassassin | 1 Comment »
Assuming you have already enabled SpamAssassin in cPanel, you can use your mail client’s rules to filter messages to your junk folder based on the headers SpamAssassin inserts into mail messages. This example uses Apple’s Mail.app.
Click the Advanced button to create your rule.
- Go to Mail > Preferences > Junk mail.
- Enable junk mail filtering: checked
- When junk mail arrives: Perform custom actions
- Trust junk mail headers in messages: checked
- Filter junk mail before applying my rules: unchecked.
Mail.app Junk Mail Settings
- Give the rule a name.
- In the Conditions section, click the drop-down box and select Edit Header List.
- Click the + button and type X-Spam-Status; click OK.
- If it is not already selected, click the drop-down box to select X-Spam-Status.
- In the next drop-down box, select Begins with.
- In the last box, type Yes.
- In the Actions section, in the first drop-down box select Move Message to Mailbox and then select your junk folder.
- Click OK.
Creating the Junk Filter
Posted: March 12th, 2012 | Author: Todd Slater | Filed under: Tutorial | Tags: cpanel, spamassassin | No Comments »
With cPanel, you can get a handle on junk mail using SpamAssassin. You’ll first have to enable SpamAssassin, and then you can either use the default Spam Box folder, or create your own filter in your mail client.
SpamAssassin link in cPanel
Enable SpamAssassin by logging into your cPanel and clicking the SpamAssassin link. At the top of the page it will tell you whether it’s enabled or not. If it isn’t, click the Enable SmamAssassin button.
Enabling SpamAssassin and Spam Box
After it’s enabled, you have the option to auto-delete spam. Auto-delete is not recommended until you get an idea of the types of mail SpamAssassin thinks is junk; you don’t want to lose access to an important message!
A safer alternative to automatically deleting junk messages is to enable Spam Box. In this setup, your junk mail will be sent to a separate spam folder, which you can review at your leisure.
Finally, if you use your mail client’s built-in junk controls, you might prefer to set up a filter directly in your mail client.
Once you enable SpamAssassin, it should be pretty easy to get a handle on your junk mail.
Posted: February 11th, 2012 | Author: Todd Slater | Filed under: Uncategorized | No Comments »
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