An email filter is a software app that impedes unasked-for messages from reaching a given inbox. A considerable percentage of the email communication around the globe consists of spam emails: offers for pills or cash, fraudulent banking notifications, and so on. This is why, it is rather important to activate email filters to avoid not only unsolicited bulk emails, but also any chance of being tricked in some way. Filters detect various things, so as to provide better safety – specific words or the frequency with which they appear in the text, the sender’s email address, or the IP address of the sender’s outgoing email server. Web hosts frequently rely on the services of third-party spam-tracing organizations that provide up-to-the-minute databases to make spam filtering easier and more effective without affecting genuine emails, even if they contain suspicious words or phrases.

Spam Filters in Shared Hosting

The protection of any email account that you set up in a shared hosting account with our company is guaranteed by the powerful SpamAssassin spam filter that we employ. You can enable it via the Email Manager section of your Hepsia hosting Control Panel and it comes with 5 levels of safety based on the spam score it gives to each and every email depending on different criteria, such as the frequency of certain words, the sender, and so on. If you keep receiving unsolicited bulk emails, you can always increase the level or if you are scared that you may skip a genuine email, you can mix the automatic email filter with a custom one and forward all emails from a specific sender to some other email account. In case you reach the decision that you no longer want a spam filter for a given mailbox, you can disable it with no more than a few clicks of the mouse.

Spam Filters in Semi-dedicated Hosting

In case you use one of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting, you will not need to worry about spam email messages stuffing your mailboxes every once in a while, as you can make use of the popular SpamAssassin email filter that we provide with every semi-dedicated hosting account. Our custom-built Hepsia Control Panel will allow you to activate the filter for any email account with several mouse clicks and you can choose one of the 5 levels of safety – from very high to very low. The level can be altered at any time if, for example, genuine messages get blocked, or if spam messages go through and appear in your inbox. To be on the safe side, you can choose all filtered messages to be forwarded to a special mailbox like and not to be erased. In this way, you can go through them every now and then to make certain that you have not omitted a genuine email.