Enable Spam Filter

Apache SpamAssassin™
SpamAssassin is an email utility that attempts to filter spam by examining incoming email and testing for spam characteristics. It uses Bayesian spam filtering and network testing to screen incoming email. This results in an overall score. If an incoming message reaches a predefined score, the message is discarded.

Step 1. Login to the cPanel.

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Step 2. Under Mail panel, click on Apache Spam Asassin™.


Step 3. Click on Auto Delete Spam button. This will create a “Generated SpamAssassin Discard Rule” in the Global Email FIlter


* Do note that the Spam Bar +++++ symbol represent the score level.spamfilter5

Step 4. Click on Enable Spam Box button. (Number 2 of the image above.)



Step 5. You may create filter rules through the cPanel.  Go back to the Home page and click on Global Email Filters under Email panel.


By default, under Current Filters, it is set to “Discard Rule”, if you wish to change it, click on Edit.



* Do not add additional filters in this Generated SpamAssassin Discard Rule. If you need additional
filter, do create a new filter seperately.spamfilter6

“Redirect to email”
Enter the email address to redirect to. For eg. spam@domain.com
Click on Save button to save the changes.



Step 6. Create a new filter by clicking on Create New Filter button. Enter all the necessary information.


Choose the Rules and what it contains.

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Select what kind of Actions you want to use.


Click on Save.
* Do note that the Spam Bar +++++ symbol represent the score level.

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