An email filter is a piece of software that runs on an email server and ‘scans’ all incoming messages to prevent any unwelcome ones from reaching a certain inbox. A few instances of such email messages would be: offers for pills or cash, fraudulent banking notices or email attachments that contain malware sent with the intention to damage your PC. Email filters usually examine the content of an email message and when they detect specific keywords or other suspicious content, they either delete the email or redirect it to the Junk/Spam folder instead of the Inbox folder. Certain web hosting providers combine their own email filters with up-to-date databases from spam-tracing organizations, so as to guarantee better protection for their customers. Such databases contain patterns, mail server IP addresses and other info about spam emails recently uncovered by these organizations.

Spam Filters in Web Hosting

The safety of any email account that you create in a web hosting account with us is guaranteed by the powerful SpamAssassin filter that we employ. You can activate it through the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel and it offers five levels of protection based on the spam score it gives to each message depending on various criteria, such as the frequency of given words and phrases, the sender, etc. If you keep getting junk emails, you can always raise the level or if you’re afraid that you may skip a legitimate email message, you can combine the automatic filter with a custom one and redirect all messages from a certain sender to a separate mailbox. If you reach the decision that you no longer require an email filter for a certain email account, you can disable it with only a couple of mouse clicks.

Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server plans offer first-class anti-spam protection guaranteed by the popular SpamAssassin spam filter, which ranks all inbound email messages based on a spam score in accordance with parameters and patterns, such as the recurrence of certain keywords, the sender, the subject, etc. When you enable the filter for any account via the Hepsia Control Panel’s Email Manager section, you can choose between 5 separate levels of safety – from very low to very high. If you continue to get junk messages, you can raise the level, or if legitimate messages are reported as spam, you can lower it. Activating or deactivating the spam protection takes as little as 2 clicks and you can choose if the filtered messages should be erased right away or if they should be delivered to a chosen email address where you can examine them at a later time, so as to ensure that the email messages that you need won’t get lost.