User Level Filtering

cPanel lets you set up filters for each email account in your domain. This can be useful for discarding spam, redirecting mail, or piping messages to a program. To create a new user level filter, Please log in to your control panel and select User Level Filter under tab Mail.

Then, follow the steps given below.

1. Click Create a new Filter.
2. Type a name for the filter in the Filter Name box.
3. Select a message characteristic (from, subject, to, etc.) from the first pull-down menu.
4. Select an operator (equals, contains, etc.) from the next pull-down menu.
5. Enter the characters or words you wish to use as a filter.

[Note: This field will accept regular expressions (when you select the matches regex operator), rather than more commonly used wildcard characters (such as * or ?).]

6. You can add and subtract rules by clicking the + and – buttons.
7. Select an action from the pull-down menu under the Actions heading. You can add and subtract actions by clicking the + and – buttons.
8. Click Activate to initialize the filter.

Account Level Filtering

cPanel lets you filter all email sent to your domain’s main email account. This account is simply a byproduct of account creation, and consists of your cPanel username and the server’s hostname, in the format [email protected] You cannot use this account to send mail.

To create a new Account level filter, Please log in to your control panel and select Account level filter under tab Mail.

Then, follow the given below steps:create a new filter.

1. Click Create a new Filter.
2. Type a name for the filter in the Filter Name box.
3. Select a message characteristic from the first pull-down menu.
4. Select an operator from the next pull-down menu.
5. Enter the characters or words you wish to use as a filter.

[Note: This field will accept regular expressions (when you select the matches regex operator), rather than more commonly used wildcard characters (such as * or ?).]

6. You can add and subtract rules by clicking the + and – buttons.
7. Select an action from the pull-down menu under the Actions heading. You can add and subtract actions by clicking the + and – buttons.
8. Click Activate to initialize the filter.

That’s how you can set up email filters from within cPanel.

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