Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of faq/email/filter-spam-webmail


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Feb 25, 2008, 2:13:08 PM (12 years ago)
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Daniel Kahn Gillmor
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  • faq/email/filter-spam-webmail

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    1 == Filter Spam using Horde/IMP or !SquirrelMail ==
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     2= Filter Spam using Horde/IMP or !SquirrelMail =
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    34The same principle apply with slightly different specifics depending on whether you are using IMP/Horde or !SquirrelMail.
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    5 '''With IMP/Horde (our default webmail program)'''
     6== With IMP/Horde (our default webmail program) ==
    67
    78 * Log in to the webmail program
    8 
    99 * Select "Options" from the top Navigation Bar
    10 
    11  Then under "Other Options" select "Filters".
    12 
     10 * under "Other Options" select "Filters".
    1311 * Select "Apply filters when logging on." Click Save Options.
    14 
    1512 * Click "Edit your filter rules."
    16 
    1713 * Click New Rule
    18 
    1914 * Name the rule: Filter out spam
    20 
    2115 * Check the "All of the Following" radio buttons
    22 
    2316 * Under "Select a field" choose "X-Spam-Flag"
    24 
    2517 * Select "Contains" and type (exactly):
    26 
    27  YES
    28 
    29  * Select "Deliver to folder" and either choose an existing folder (if you already have a spam folder) or Create new folder if you want to create one. We do not recommend sending spam to the trash folder, since our spam filters to occasionally make mistakes.
    30 
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     21 * Select "Deliver to folder" and either choose an existing folder (if you already have a spam folder) or Create new folder if you want to create one. We do not recommend sending spam to the trash folder, since spam filters occasionally make mistakes.
    3122 * Click Save
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    33  IMP/Horde will now start sorting your spam. Don't forget to visit the spam box once a day to delete all the messages in there (or transfer any you may want to read to the In Box). That's why you created the folder. If you don't, the only option will be to delete the spam-tagged emails and then you won't have the option of searching them in case you suspect an email you want was filtered.
     24IMP/Horde will now start sorting your spam. Don't forget to visit the spam box once a day to delete all the messages in there (or transfer any you may want to read to the In Box). That's why you created the folder. If you don't, the only option will be to delete the spam-tagged emails and then you won't have the option of searching them in case you suspect an email you want was filtered.
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    35 '''With SquirrelMail:'''
     26== With SquirrelMail: ==
    3627
    3728 * Log in
    38 
    3929 * Select "Options" from the top Navigation Bar
    40 
    4130 * click on "Mail Filters"
    42 
    4331 * Leave the dropdown at "All Messages" (the default) and Click on "New".
    44 
    4532 * In the MATCH dropdown menu, go to "Subject" and next to "Contains" write in
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    4936 Remember: copy it exactly with the five asterisks.
    50 
    51  Then next to "Move To", scroll down to "INBOX.Trash"
    52 
     37 * next to "Move To", scroll down to "INBOX.Trash"
    5338 * Click Submit and you'll see the rule written out on the screen. The program will now filter your spam to the trash. Don't forget to go to the Trash folder everyday to delete messages. With Spam Assassin, that box is going to grow quickly.