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Anti-Spam settings in POPcon PRO

Screenshot: POPcon PRO antispam settings

The POPcon antispam system is based on DNS blacklists servers on the internet. Independent organizations work to keep these servers up to date. The servers contain lists of IP-addresses of known spammers and open mail relays that carry spam. POPcon PRO scans all mailheaders for IP addresses typically left there at each mail relay stage through which that particular email traveled. The collected IP addresses are then checked to the blacklist servers of your choice and when one the servers lists one of the collected IP addresses, the mail is tagged as spam.

You can have POPcon PRO delete that mail as a whole, forward it to your spam operator account or send it on to it's intended recipients tagged with a "[SPAM]" tag in it's subject line.

We maintain a list of possible blacklist servers on this page: http://www.servolutions.com/popconpro/blacklists.htm

In addition to the DNS blacklist-based detection, POPcon PRO offers user-configureable blacklists and whitelists. You can configure your own list of rules for emails that never should be tagged SPAM by POPcon.

 

User-defined Whitelist: You can configure your own list of phrases that when found in the mail causes that mail never to be tagged SPAM by POPcon.

You can let POPcon search the following parts of the mail for the whitelist:

 

User-defined Blacklist: You can configure your own list of phrases that when found in the mail causes that mail always to be tagged SPAM by POPcon. Please note: The whitelist has higher priority, so when the whitelist triggers this blacklist is ignored..

You can let POPcon search the following parts of the mail for the blacklist:

Note: The functioning of the method of determining the senders and relaying servers IP addresses implemented by POPcon heavily depends on the configuration of your ISP's and the relaying server's email software. Unfortunately this means that POPcon can not guarantee to find 100% of these addresses and consequently 100% of spam emails. But our tests have shown that in a wide variety of configurations these methods work just fine and will at least reduce your intake of spam by a large measure.