Spam Prevention Methods in cPanel

In this documentation, we can check the spam prevention methods in cPanel. Mainly we are using the following methods to prevent spam in cPanel.

 

1) BoxTrapper

2) Apache SpamAssassin

3) Email Filters

 

BoxTrapper

The cPanel BoxTrapper allows you to activate e-mail verification for those not on your white list. This means that any mail address that is not placed on your white list will be required to send back a verification mail to ensure that they are not a spammer. This function can be quite useful in preventing automatic mailings that you do not wish to receive from reaching your inbox.

You can enable BoxTrapper for your mail account using the following steps.

1) Login to cPanel.

2) Go to the section ‘Email’.

3) Click on the icon ‘BoxTrapper’.

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4) Select the mail account which you want to enable BoxTrapper and click the option ‘Manage’.

5) Click the button ‘Enable’.

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Apache SpamAssassin

You can follow the steps mentioned in the video tutorial given below or continue reading.

 

SpamAssassin is software used to check email messages contents and give it a score and find it as a spam if the score is above the set limit. We can blacklist as well as whitelist the IP’s so as to allow or deny the messages.

Spam score is set to 5 as default and this decides the message as spam or not. If you want to allow all type of messages from a particular IP address then Whitelist it. If you do not want to allow any type of messages from a particular IP address then Blacklist it.

You can enable the SpamAssassin using the following steps.

1) Login to cPanel.

2) Go to the section ‘Mail’.

3) Click on the icon ‘Apache SpamAssassin’.

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4) Click the button ‘Enable Apache SpamAssassin’.

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Email Filters

You can follow the steps mentioned in the video tutorial given below or continue reading.

 

cPanel lets you filter all email sent to your domain’s main email account. It is a rule that determines where email, delivered to a domain’s main email account and meeting certain criteria, will be delivered.

You can use the following steps to create email filters.
1) Login to cPanel.
2)  Go to the section ‘Email’.

3) Click the icon ‘Email Filters’.

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4) Select the email account and click the option ‘Manage Filters’.

5) Click the button ‘Create a New Filter’.

6) Enter the details and click the button ‘Create’.

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These are the Spam Prevention Methods in cPanel.

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