We describe how you can blacklist and whitelist email addresses and domain names using SpamAssassin™ filter included in every Ecenica Linux web hosting package.

Blacklisting an email address will result in SpamAssassin™ blocking the email from reaching your inbox.

Whitelisting and email address will mean emails will bypass SpamAssassin’s filters.

Whitelist an Email Address in SpamAssassin™

Allow a single email address to bypass your spam filters using the steps below.

  1. Log in to cPanel
  2. Click SpamAssassin™
  3. Click Configure Apache SpamAssassin™
  4. Type the email address to be whitelisted in a whitelist_from field. For example, info@example.com
  5. Click Save

Whitelist a Domain in SpamAssassin™

To whitelist all emails sent from anyone at a particular domain you can enter a wildcard entry using the steps below.

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Click SpamAssassin™.
  3. Click Configure SpamAssassin™.
  4. In a whitelist_from field enter *@example.com – Replacing example.com with the domain name you wish to allow – to whitelist everyone from the domain example.com.
  5. Click Save

Blacklist an Email Address in SpamAssassin™

Block a single email address from sending email to you.

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Click SpamAssassin™
  3. Click Configure SpamAssassin
  4. Type the email address to be blacklisted in a blacklist_from field. For example, info@example.com
  5. Click Save

Blacklist a Domain in SpamAssassin

Block all emails sent from anyone at a particular domain using a wildcard blacklist entry using the steps below.

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Click SpamAssassin™
  3. Click Configure SpamAssassin™
  4. In a blacklist_from field enter *@example.com – Replacing example.com with the domain name you wish to block – to blacklist everyone from the domain example.com.
  5. Click Save