University of California, Riverside

C&C Antispam



E-mail Client Filtering


  • How do I set up spam tag filters with Eudora on a PC?
    1. Choose Filters from the Tools menu. step 1
    2. Click on the New button. step 1
    3. Complete the top section of the new filter form as indicated below:
    • Check the boxes marked Incoming and Manual
    • For Header, type “X-Junkmail:”
    • Select the Contains option. The characters in the text box after the “contains” box should be as follows: UCE
    step 1
    4. Choose Transfer To, from the first Action drop-down list.
    • If you already have a Spam folder created, select that folder to transfer your tagged spam mail into.
    • If you do not have a Spam folder created, click on the In button, then choose New. Name your new Spam folder. In the example we have named it “Spam”, you can name it anything you like.
    • Click on OK
    step 1
    5. Click on the X on the right-hand corner of the filter window to close it. step 1
    6. Click on Yes to save your new filter. step 1
  • How do I set up spam tag filters with Eudora on a MAC?
    1. Choose Filters from the Window menu. step 1
    • 2. Click on the New button.
    step 2
    3. Complete the top section of the new filter form as indicated below:
    • Check the boxes marked Incoming and Manual
    • For Header, type “X-Junkmail:”
    • Select the Contains option. The characters in the text box after the “contains” box should be as follows: UCE
    step 3
    4. Choose Transfer To, from the first Action drop-down list.
    • 1. If you already have a Spam folder created, select that folder to transfer your tagged spam mail into.
    • 2. If you do not have a Spam folder created, click on the In button, then choose New. Name your new Spam folder. In the example we have named it “Spam”, you can name it anything you like. Click on OK.
    step 4
    5. Click on the red bullet in the upper left-hand corner of the filter window to close it. step 5
    6. Click on Yes to save your new filter.
  • How do I set up spam tag filters with Outlook on a PC?
    1. Before setting up your Spam filter, you need to create a new Outlook folder called “Spam” if have not already done so.
  • From the main menu, choose File -> Folder ->New Folder
  • Enter Spam in the Name field
  • Click on OK
  • 2. Choose Tools – Rules Wizard
    3. Click New, the Start from blank rule
    4. Choose Check messages when they arrive
    5. Click Next
    6. Choose “with specific words in the message header”
    7. Click on the highlighted specific words portion of the text and enter the following: X-Junkmail: UCE step 7
    8. Click Add
    9. Click Ok
    10. Click Next
    11. Choose move it to the specified folder
    12. Click on the specified text below, and choose the "Tagged as Spam" folder.
    13. Click Ok
    14. Click Finish
    15. Click Ok until back in your main Outlook screen. You have now activated client-side spam filtering.
  • How do I set up spam tag filters with Mail on a MAC?
    Click from and choose X-Junkmail from the drop-down menu.
    • 1. Choose Preferences from the Mail menu.
    step 1
    2. Click on the Rules icon and then the Add Rule icon. step 1
    3. Give the spam filter a name step 1
    4. Click on the From drop-down menu and select Edit Header List. step 1
    5. Type X-Junkmail in the Header field, click Add Header, and click OK. step 1
    6. Complete the top section of the new filter form as indicated below:
    • Click from and choose X-Junkmail from the drop-down menu.
    • Select the Contains option in the next drop-down menu.
    • Type UCE in the next field. In the bottom section complete as follows:
    • Choose Move Message in the first drop-down menu.
    7. Select the mailbox you want the spam messages transferred to. step 1
    8. Click the OK button to create the filter (or rule).
    9. Click on the read close button to close the preferences window. step 1

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