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How to Enable Spam Protection in Plesk?

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Watch this video for a step by step process on how to enable spam protection in Plesk

Follow the below-mentioned steps to enable spam protection in Plesk:

  • Log in to Plesk.
  • On the left sidebar, click on Mail.
  • Select the email address on which you want to enable the spam protection.
  • Now, go to Spam Filter.
  • Select this checkbox to Switch on spam filtering for the selected email address.

  • In this section, you can choose any one option according to your choice.

  • By selecting this option you can mark spam messages that can be identified from its subject line.

  • Select this option if you want to delete all spam messages.

  • Click on this option to move spam emails to the junk email folder.

  • For more settings, expand the Advanced Settings menu by clicking on it.
  • In the Spam filter sensitivity field, you can configure the sensitivity of the spam filter by typing the desired sensitivity value.
  • The default value is seven. Using a smaller number increases the sensitivity of the filter, and using a greater number decreases it.
  • You can add specific mail accounts or domains to the white list textbox. Mail coming from those addresses will not be filtered.
  • If you want to block specific domains or email addresses then add them to the black list.
  • In the trusted languages and trusted locales section, you can choose specific languages and locations, that will always pass the filter.
  • If you want to allow specific IP addresses to pass the filter then, enter those IP addresses in the IP addresses textbox.
  • Click on OK and once done you will get a success message.

That’s how you can enable spam protection in Plesk.

Gandhar Kulkarni
Gandhar is a marketing professional at MilesWeb. He is passionate about exploring and writing technical articles related to web hosting and digital marketing. Also, he has over four years of experience in digital marketing. Besides content writing, he tries to engage an online audience through YouTube video tutorials and social media activities.
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