E-mail filtering options in Cpanel

On Cpanel, there are multiple options when it comes to filtering your email. Some are more complicated than others, but are all fairly simple to implement. Email filtering can be used in a number of ways. The most popular being spam filtering or directing mail to a folder based on the contents of the header or body of the message. Setting up filters, can help keep your inbox clean and free of unwanted messages. Let’s take a look at the Cpanel filtering options available. Cpanel e-mail filtering options: Global Email Filters – These are filters that are applied to all of the email addresses within this Cpanel account. This is… Read More

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Setting up E-mail Filters in Cpanel

E-mail filters will help keep your inbox organized and make finding things much simpler. They can also help filter out the obnoxious messages that you get on a regular basis that are not trapped by the spam filter. The methods discussed in this article are for Global Email Filters and Email filters. Global Email Filters will affect the entire Cpanel account, and the plain Email Filters, will only affect the address that you choose. Step 1 – Choose your method Step 2 – Create new filter Global Email Filters – Choose “Create Filter” Email filters  – Choose the e-mail address this filter needs to apply to, then Choose “Create Filter”… Read More

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How to look at your email logs on cpanel

Looking at the mail logs on your server is very useful, if you are having trouble with getting or sending mail. The error log can tell you exactly what is going on, so that you an fix the issue. There are a number of errors that could happen, but those errors will not be covered in this article. To run these commands, you need root level access to SSH, or to your terminal in WHM. Watching the logs live is very useful as you can start this command, then it will watch the log live while you send a test message. Hold Ctrl-C to stop the log: Watch the log… Read More

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How to use Plus (+) addressing to filter your email.

Plus addressing is a great way to help filter your email, before they are even sent. Everything you sign up for takes your email address and blasts you with a ton of mostly unwanted advertisements. Giving the signup form a + address allows you to say right then and there, where that message goes, once it hits your inbox.   Step 1 – Setting up + filters Check out this article for Setting up filters in Gmail Check out this article for Setting up filters in Cpanel To start We need to setup filters in our email account. This is done a variety of ways depending on what e-mail setup… Read More

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How to setup autoresponders In cPanel

Click the Autoresponders icon. Select the domain you want to create an autoresponder for from the Managing dropdown menu. Click the Add Autoresponder button. Enter the the information for your autoresponder in the appropriate field: Enter the interval between responses NOTE: An interval of 8 hours means the autoresponder cannot send more than 1 email to an address within an 8 hour period.  Enter the email address prefix of the email for which you are creating the autoresponder Enter the Name of the email owner or who the email is from Enter the subject to be sent Add the body of your email Select a start date and time or… Read More

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How to Set The Default Email Address in cPanel

IMPORTANT: If you want to set a custom default email address using your domains email server, you will need to create a new email address (e.g. default@mydomain.com) before following the steps in this article.  Click the Default Address icon. There are three basic steps needed to set a Default Address in cPanel. Select the domain or subdomain for which you wish to create a new default address from the dropdown menu. Select the radio button next to the Forward to Email Address option. Enter the email address you want as your new default address. NOTE: Currently your default address is set to our account name (e.g. mydomain), meaning all unrouted emails… Read More

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How to add an MX entry in cPanel

NOTE:Setting a custom MX entry is useful if you want your email handled by another server, or if you want to setup a backup email server. Locate and select the DNS Zone Editor icon in the Domains Panel. Click the + MX Record button. Enter a priority number for the new MX record. NOTE: The lower priority numbers will be tried first, followed by higher numbers. Enter the new MX entry. NOTE: If pointing to an external server you will need to obtain the MX information from the email service provider. Click Add New Record.

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