Anti Spam Measures in your VPS

Article Details
URL: https://support.quadrahosting.com/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=159
Article ID: 159
Created On: 19 May 2008 01:11 AM

Answer This requires Plesk to be installed on your VPS!

There are 2 steps you can take to keep spam at a minimum.

First of all you need to install an additional Plesk Module
Click Server > Updater
You will see a list of Plesk Versions here, update your plesk to the latest version 8.x
Tick Real-time Blackhole List client for qmail, choose the install icon on top.
You will get an email of the succesfull install.

Go back to the desktop and click Server > Mail

1) Force SPF Checking of incoming mail.

Tick the box that says: Switch on SPF Spam protection

In the dropdown select Reject Mails when SPF resolves to fail.
SPF Local rules keep on the default

2) Switch on spam protection based on DNS blackhole lists

In the box enter:
sbl.spamhaus.org;zen.spamhaus.org

save changes