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IP Reputation Protection

DNSBLs and RBLs are generally used on email servers to reject or flag email which is sent from an email server has been Blacklisted. Same to our email hosting, RBLs are the basic antispam features. If your email server IP address has been blacklisted in the DNSBL’s database, the emails sent will be rejected or identified as SPAM. Likewise, we use these lists to classify […]

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A better email server

I’m seeing some customers are hosting a few hundreds of email accounts using cPanel and Plesk control panels. There is nothing wrong using these control panels, email service is free using either Exim or Postfix. It is an open-source email service. Anti-Spam features are limited to a free and open-source solution within. They are still ok for daily usages. However, if you are relying on the […]

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Send a good email

Today, let’s us learn on how to send a good email. Hold on, not writing a good email but sending. Sounded simple? Yes, everyone knows how to send an email by clicking the send button. But do you know a good email can be ended into your recipient’s junk box, or even bounced? Now, it gets interesting isn’t? Writing a good email is not enough. Your […]

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What are the advantages of using Webmail

Webmail has become is included if you have a web hosting package. Webmail is used to send and receive emails via IMAP protocol directly from the email server. I have observed that some use webmail often but some insisted on using an email client application like Outlook. Whatever is the reason. Today, we share what are the advantages of using webmail. Basically, there are advantages […]

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Thunderbird 64bit?

Today, I have upgraded my Thunderbird from 32bit to the 64bit version. I’m reading a few hundred emails daily. Occasionally, it crashed and I have to restart to resume my operation. Apparently, it is not a big issue, I have gotten used to it. Apart from that I have noticed the CPU utilization is high, most things work for me It is not perfect but […]

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SPAM protection on SmaterMail

The Problem Every system administrator will understand that spam emails have been a problem. Many do not realize that more than half of the emails received are spam. If you include the new system administrators who are not completely sure the best way to operate an email server, ethically challenged users who make use of those system administrators, the fact that most email servers on […]

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It is a SPAM

I think this is a similar topic we have discussed not long ago. Let me refresh your memory on this about spam email. What is your definition of a spam email that you have received? Right, most said unwanted email. Wait a minute, how do system knows you want or don’t want the email? Here’s the problem, an email server or an antispam does not […]

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Coronavirus, work from home?

The official name for the virus is COVID-19, commonly known as ‘coronavirus’ that have been infected many around the world. Fortunately, the virus is not as deadly as SARS but very infectious. Many businesses are affected. To reduce human to human contact, companies are reducing the number of staff in their offices or even ask their staff to work from home. countries are imposing quarantine […]

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Improve anti-spam in Plesk & cPanel

Recently, we have noticed an increase in unwanted emails attached to infected documents. These are things you can do on your Plesk and cPanel control panels But I still reinstate that local protection on your computers and devices like smartphones are extremely important. Most malware remains inactive until users intervention. Thus, these protections are your last defence. For Plesk, I suggest you buy the extension […]

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DKIM exempted you as Spammer?

A while ago someone came to me, asked if I can add DKIM so his company is not identified as a spammer. In a way, yes but in another way is a no. Why do I say so? DKIM is easy to advertise in the zone records nowadays. Many popular control panels have such ability to publish whether your DNS is hosted on the same […]

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