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Using cPanel as a spam filter for remote mail exchangers

Discussion in 'E-mail Discussions' started by LostNerd, May 19, 2015.

  1. LostNerd

    LostNerd Well-Known Member

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    I recently had a question, and I wasn't able to answer it! I need answers! :p

    Do any of you know of any way to use cPanel as a sort of relay where it will run a spam scan and then pass it on to the remote mail exchanger? For example:

    Spam Mail -> Recieved by cPanel/Spam Assassin -> Mark as spam if required -> Deliver to External Exchange Server

    Any suggestions are appreciated.
     
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    Thanks for the suggestions.

    Unfortunately, those suggestions don't appear to work for me. I need this to be on an account basis due to only some accounts requiring this set up.
     
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    Hi LordNerd and all,

    Did anyone ever figure out how to clean mail on the Cpanel server via Spamassassin and then relay mail onto the customer's Exchange server?
     
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    As of yet, unfortunately not. I've resorted to building a standalone VM running Baruwa. A free spam filtering/mail relay server. This filters the emails and then delivers or quarantines on a per domain name basis where you can define the endpoint server per domain.
     
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    Thanks for your reply.

    Do you have a simple how-to for quickly setting up a Baruwa server and integrating for a specific domain, i.e how and where do you deliver or quarantine on a per domain name basis where you can define the endpoint server per domain?
     
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