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Topic # 151556 28-Aug-2014 23:29
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Lately there seems to be more and more emails showing up marked as [SPAM: ] so obviously Orcon have identified them.

Is there any way to have them automatically go to Intercepted Spam folder in the Webmail page instead ?
Or failing that, be binned or automatically returned to sender ?

(I have anough viagra now to last 100 years, and over 50 billion in a Nigerian bank !!!)




Cheers - Kirk

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  Reply # 1117733 29-Aug-2014 09:13
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Regards FireEngine




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  Reply # 1117931 29-Aug-2014 13:15
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Looks like most Of what I'm looking for is there, thanks.  But the first one 'How to whitelist or blacklist an address'
brings up

Page not found

Oops, we couldn’t find what you were looking for.

I'll try again ater as that is exactly what I'd  to set up.

Then another one advises '1. Click the Preferences tab'

But I can't find one to click!!


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  Reply # 1117967 29-Aug-2014 14:00
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ADKM: Looks like most Of what I'm looking for is there, thanks.  But the first one 'How to whitelist or blacklist an address'
brings up

Page not found

Oops, we couldn’t find what you were looking for.

I'll try again ater as that is exactly what I'd  to set up.

Then another one advises '1. Click the Preferences tab'

But I can't find one to click!!



I will have the team check those links....




Regards FireEngine


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  Reply # 1118215 29-Aug-2014 20:31
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Link still broken, the page is there if you search, here is the content:

 

FAQ: SPAM FILTERING: HOW DO I WHITELIST OR BLACKLIST SENDERS AND EMAILS IN MY QUARANTINE?

 

 

Whitelisting is useful when mail from a sender you do want to receive email from is being captured by the spam filter, Blacklisting is useful when unwanted mail from a sender is still getting through to your inbox.

 

     

  1. Log in to the spam filter at https://mailguard.orcon.net.nz
  2. Click Rules
  3. Click Senders
  4. Enter the email address you wish to whitelist or blacklist, and click Add Rule
  5. Use the Action drop-down box, choose the desired action and click Submit

 

In addition to blacklisting or whitelisting a sender, you can also blacklist or whitelist individual emails caught by the spam filter.

 

     

  1. Log in to the spam filter at https://mailguard.orcon.net.nz
  2. Click Quarantine
  3. Under Status and Action, select the appropriate option from the drop down list for the email you wish to manage
  4. Select Accept message to send the email to your inbox, or Reject message to delete the email

 

There is no limit to the number of emails that can be stored in quarantine, but any emails in there for longer than 14 days will be automatically deleted.

 





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  Reply # 1118237 29-Aug-2014 21:08
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Hi FE,

The first white/blacklist where you've a specific email address seems OK, but what if you want to disallow all emails flagged as [SPAM]. Is that what "Click to opt out of Spam-scanning' does, or does that let everything through ?

After clicking Quarantine, I don't see any Status or Action options. Because no address has been set up to process yet ?  I don't know the address until the spam message I want to avoid is  received.  Kindof defeats the purpose.

When I log into Webmail  (which may be the older one) there's a folder called 'Intercepted Spam'. Can taht be used for anything?

Thanks.

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  Reply # 1118265 29-Aug-2014 21:52
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ADKM: Hi FE,

The first white/blacklist where you've a specific email address seems OK, but what if you want to disallow all emails flagged as [SPAM]. Is that what "Click to opt out of Spam-scanning' does, or does that let everything through ?

After clicking Quarantine, I don't see any Status or Action options. Because no address has been set up to process yet ?  I don't know the address until the spam message I want to avoid is  received.  Kindof defeats the purpose.

When I log into Webmail  (which may be the older one) there's a folder called 'Intercepted Spam'. Can taht be used for anything?

Thanks.


I'm not that familiar with it but logging into Standard it looks fairly straightforward:

Home Tab - has the accept/reject (white and blacklist) options
Rules - lets you configure domains with action rules
Preferences - self-evident
Quaranbtine - where emails caught by the threshold, rules or blacklist go....




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  Reply # 1118291 29-Aug-2014 22:43
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Ok, one last try! Can emails with [SPAM] as part of the subject be binned and not seen ?

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  Reply # 1118292 29-Aug-2014 22:45
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ADKM: Ok, one last try! Can emails with [SPAM] as part of the subject be binned and not seen ?


Yep, set Tag mode OFF - and spam will be placed in quarantine IIRC Mailguard is currently set to TAG mode, change it as below:

 

FAQ: SPAM FILTERING: HOW CAN I CHANGE HOW SPAM IS HANDLED?

 

 

By default, the spam filter will block any email it detects as spam from reaching your inbox. It quarantines spam emails inside the filter before getting rid of them at a later date. Quarantined emails will be stored for 14 days before being deleted.

 

It is important to check your quarantined emails regularly or change your settings to only Tag spam instead of quarantining it.

 

You can change to tag any spam emails and send them through to your inbox by completing the following steps.

 

     

  1. Log in to the spam filter at https://mailguard.orcon.net.nz
  2. Click the Preferences tab
  3. Click Quarantine Settings
  4. Where it says Only tag spam click Yes.
  5. Click Submit Changes.

 

If you wish to revert back to quarantining your emails in the future, following the same steps as above but ensure that Only tag spam is set to No.

 





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  Reply # 1118316 30-Aug-2014 00:50
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I find the 'only tag spam' value is already on 'Yes'.  Do I need "No"?  LOL could you add a Maybe option?!!

Seriously "Only tag spam -- do not hold any messages" and a yes/no could hardly be more ambiguous.  How about "Quarantine SPAM Y/N ? ?

Anyway, will try No and see what happens!!

Thanks for helping and sorry it seems such a hassle.

Cheers - ADKM


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  Reply # 1118382 30-Aug-2014 09:33
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ADKM: I find the 'only tag spam' value is already on 'Yes'.  Do I need "No"?


Yep it is already in TAG mode Ie it just tags spam but doesn't quarantine it).

Turning TAG mode off returns it to quarantine mode, which its default setting.

Last line (in italics) of the FAQ item I posted is the key one.




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  Reply # 1118799 30-Aug-2014 23:06
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Thanks very much FE. All in now and working very nicely :)

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ADKM: Thanks very much FE. All in now and working very nicely :)


And the link is now fixed :-)




Regards FireEngine


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