An email filter is a software application that runs on an email server and ‘scans’ all incoming emails to prevent any unwelcome ones from entering a given inbox. A few instances of such emails would be: offers for pills or cash, fake bank notices or attachments that contain malware sent with the idea of infecting your PC. Email filters normally examine the content of an email and when they come across some keywords or other dubious content, they either delete the email or deliver it to the Spam/Junk folder instead of the Inbox folder. Some web hosting companies combine their own email filters with up-to-the-minute databases from spam-tracking organizations, so as to ensure higher levels of safety for their clients. Such databases include patterns, email server IPs and other information about spam email messages recently detected by these organizations.

Spam Filters in Shared Website Hosting

In case you reach the decision to host your domain names with our company and you choose any of our Linux shared website hosting plans, you’ll be able to enable spam filtering for any email account that you set up. With several mouse clicks in the Email Manager section of your Hepsia Control Panel, you can set up five different security levels. If you still get unsolicited bulk email messages or the email filters start preventing legitimate messages from entering your mailbox, you can switch to a different level just as easily. The quality of our spam filtering solution is ensured by one of the most popular filters – SpamAssassin. If you do not want to risk skipping a genuine email message that may be considered spam due to its content, you can also configure custom filters based on the body, the sender or the subject of the message and forward the emails to another email account where you can examine them at a later time.

Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our semi-dedicated server accounts provide first-rate spam protection guaranteed by the famous SpamAssassin email filter, which classifies all inbound email messages on the basis of a spam score that depends on parameters and patterns, such as the recurrence of particular keywords and phrases, the sender, the subject, etc. When you activate the filter for any account through the Hepsia Control Panel’s Email Manager section, you can choose between 5 different protection levels – from very high to very low. If you continue to receive spam, you can increase the level, or if legitimate email messages are labeled as spam, you can lower it. Enabling or disabling the anti-spam protection takes as little as two clicks of the mouse and you can select if the filtered messages should be deleted right away or if they should be delivered to a chosen email account where you can view them at a later point in time, so as to make sure that important messages will not disappear.