boxtrapper and automated replies question

manokiss

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Hi there,

This is a simple question for somehow ever used both of these....as boxtraper whitelist the destination email when you send them a message, how is handled when you have an automatic reply in an email address using boxtraper? I mean, the spammer send you an email, and receive the automatic reply...this means we are whitelisting the spammer address?

Thanx in advance!
 

cPanelMichael

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Hello :)

If a spammer sent you a message with BoxTrapper enabled, then the message would not come through because most SPAM comes from non-humans that would not be able to pass the verification test.

Thank you.
 

manokiss

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Thanx Michael for the reply...but my question is not about the auto reply that boxtrapper sent but an auto replay i have created on that email address.....when a spammer send me an email, two auto repliers will be sent, the boxtrapper one and the auto-reply message i have created, this second one will not whitelist the sender address? (based in the rule that any email we sent will be whitelisted in the spam system)?

Thanx!
 

cPanelMichael

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Yes, here is the note in the cPanel interface:

It is important to understand that even if BoxTrapper is enabled and automatic white-listing is disabled, ANY e-mail address you send mail to will automatically be added to the white-list without your interaction. Since you are in effect interacting with the e-mail address, BoxTrapper assumes you welcome interaction with them and automatically white-lists the e-mail in question.

Thus, you should disable the autoresponder for any email addresses you plan to use with BoxTrapper.

Thank you.