Mozilla Configuration for SpamAssassin

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If SpamAssassin is set up on your mail server (like mail.your-company-name.tld); you can set up your mail client to filter out spam messages, based on headers that SpamAssassin adds to each message.

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Mozilla Mail Client Configuration

IMPORTANT: Please keep in mind that non-spam messages could end up in this folder and spam messages could end up in your Inbox.

  1. Launch Mozilla mail

  2. Left click (once) on your Inbox

    Select Inbox

  3. Right click (once) to bring up the properties window, then select New folder...

    Select New Folder

  4. Type in Spam as the folder name, click OK

    Name Folder

  5. You should now see a folder labeled Spam

    Confirm Folder has been Created

  6. Click on Edit -> Message Filters

    Select Tools, then Message Filters

  7. In the Message Filters window, click New...

    Click New

  8. This will open the Filter Rules window
    1. In the Filter Name: field, type Move to Spam folder

      Name Filter

    2. In the For incoming messages that match: section, proceed with:
      1. Place a dot in front of Any of the following
      2. Select Subject from the first dropdown menu
      3. Select Contains from the second dropdown menu
      4. In the text field, type [POSSIBLE SPAM] (entered exactly as you see it here, case sensitive)

        Set Requirements

    3. In the Perform this action: section, proceed with:

      1. Select Move to folder from the first dropdown menu

        Set action

      2. Click on the Inbox on... dropdown and navigate (username.. -> Inbox -> Spam) to the Spam folder

        Select Destination

  9. Confirm the rule settings with the screen shot below and click OK

    Approve Filter Rule

  10. Click OK to complete setting up the folder

    Save Filter

  11. New (marked) messages will now be saved into the folder Spam. You can view these messages by opening (double-clicking) the folder called Spam.

IMPORTANT: Please keep in mind that non-spam messages could end up in this folder and spam messages could end up in your Inbox.

To help us improve the accuracy of the SPAM filter please keep all spam in the SPAM folder, if you have any mail that was incorrectly identified as SPAM please move it into the Inbox.

The instructions and screen shots contained within this website are specific to services offered by Real Time Enterprises only.



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