Content Filtering - Blocking Unwanted Email

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Content filtering is an advanced method of performing actions on emails that meet
specific criteria.

For example, you can use content filters to block email from specified senders, delete messages with certain attachments, forward messages from a specific email address to another account, or even alter the subject of specific types of email.

Content filtering is very flexible in order to allow you to filter messages the way you want to.

To access content filtering for your account, login to your SmarterMail account. First open your browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox etc.) and type in http://mail.domainname.ext

Note: Do not type in the www

The SmarterMail login screen will appear
 
Type in the User Name

Note: Full email address is not required



Enter User’s Password
 
#1 - Click on Settings (the little gear) on the left hand side.
#2 - Expand out the Filtering folder, then select Content Filtering.
#3 - Click New if no filters currently exist. OR...
#4 - If you have existing filters and you want to edit or add to them check mark the rule you want
        to edit and then click edit.
#5 - To delete a rule, check mark the rule and then click delete.
 
#1 -  Settings      #2 - Next expand the Filtering folder and click Content Filtering
#3 - Click New to create a filter           #4 - Click Edit to change
          a filters settings.
   #5 - Click Delete to delete a filter.


New Filter Example - Block email address
 
#1 - Click New to create a new filter.
#2 - Click Next to select how email will be filtered.
#3 - In this example we've checked from specific addresses to block specific email address(s).
        Note: You can add a single address or multiple addresses.
#4 - Click Next to set the criteria that the email must meet in order to be filtered.
#5 - Next select the criteria for the filter. Note: Multiple criteria can be selected.
#6 - Enter the email address(s) you want to block. Note: If adding multiple email
       addresses, add one address per line.
#7 - Enter Filter Name. (i.e. Delete)
#8 - Select a Rule. A Rule will define what happens to the email once all the criteria is met.
       (i.e. Do not deliver or Bounce message returning to sender)
#9 - Click to Save, to save the new filter.
 
                                                                              #1 - Click New to create a new filter 
 






#2 - Click Next



#3 - Check Specific addresses to block an email address(s)

Note: You can add a single address or multiple addresses
 
                                     #4 - Click Next                  #5 - Next select the criteria for the filter.

                       Note: Multiple criteria can be selected
  #6 - Enter the email address(s) to block.

        Note: If adding multiple email addresses, add one
        address per line
 




#7 - Enter Filter Name

(i.e. Delete)
#8 - Select a Rule.
(i.e. Do not deliver or Bounce message
returning to sender)

When selecting a rule you are selecting an
action for the email that is sent from e-mail addresses
that you have entered earlier.

Note: One or more rules can be applied to a filter.
#9 - Click to Save  
 

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