How To Set up Email in Outlook 2016

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Step #1: Add or Edit the Email Account

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Troubleshooting email in WHM

In this article we will go over the process used to investigate Email delivery issues on a WHM server. This can be helpful when a user is having issues receiving or sending Emails. The Mail Troubleshooter tool provided in WHM works by tracing the route an Email would take when sent to the provided Email address. Continue reading “Troubleshooting email in WHM”

Enabling DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM)

DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) is a way to attach an encrypted digital signature to emails sent by your domain/server. Similar to adding an SPF record to your server, DKIM help to prevent email spoofing.

Email spoofing is when spammers send email that looks like it’s coming from your email address. Spammers spoof your address to make it more likely that recipients will open spam emails, less likely that messages will be marked as spam, and harder to find the true spam source. If your address is spoofed, your server could get flagged as a spam server and you can have trouble sending legitimate mail, even if you aren’t doing anything wrong. This is commonly known as having a bad mail reputation. Continue reading “Enabling DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM)”

Import Emails with Webmail on a cPanel Server

When it comes to importing Emails on to a cPanel based server, using Webmail is the easiest method. Currently cPanel-based servers offer three different webmail interfaces [Horde, Squirrel Mail, and RoundCube] for viewing and managing email accounts without the need to setup an email client. This tutorial will focus on how to import emails from your server by utilizing the Horde Webmail interface. Continue reading “Import Emails with Webmail on a cPanel Server”

Export Emails with Webmail on a cPanel Server

When it comes to exporting Emails on a cPanel based server using Webmail is the easiest method. Currently, cPanel-based servers offer three different webmail interfaces [Horde, Squirrel Mail, and RoundCube] for viewing and managing email accounts. Using a webmail client allows you access to your Emails without the need to setup an email client. This tutorial will focus on how to export emails from your server by utilizing the Horde Webmail interface. Continue reading “Export Emails with Webmail on a cPanel Server”

How To Set Your Default Address in cPanel

  1. This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.image01
  2. Now let’s set our default email address.image02
  3. Click the Default Address icon.image03
  4. This is where you set your default address, so that all unrouted email will have a place to go.image04
  5. Currently, our default address is set to our account name, meaning all unrouted emails will be stored in our main email account.image05
  6. Since we likely won’t be using that address, let’s set it to an email address we will be using.image06
  7. Click “Forward to email address”.image07
  8. Then enter the email address you want as your default address.image08
  9. Click “Change”.image09
  10. That’s it! The default address has been set.image10
  11. The new default address setting can be seen here.image11
  12. You can always update your default address setting by returning to this screen.image12

 

How To Set up an Autoresponder in cPanel

  1. This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.image01
  2. Now let’s setup an autoresponder.image02
  3. Click the Autoresponders icon.image03
  4. This is where you create autoresponders for your email addresses. Autoresponders send messages back automatically, to anyone who sends an email to a specified address.image04
  5. Enter an interval value, then enter an email address you want to set an autoresponder for.image05
  6. An interval of 8 hours means the autoresponder cannot send more than 1 email to an address within an 8 hour period.image06
  7. Now complete the rest of the autoresponder email.image07
  8. When finished, click “Create/Modify”.image08
  9. That’s it! The autoresponder has been setup. Now when someone sends an email to John, the “Out of Office” email will automatically be sent to them.image09

 

How To Set up Email Forwarding in cPanel

  1. This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.image01
  2. Now let’s setup an email forwarder.image02
  3. Click the Forwarders icon.image03
  4. An email forwarder allows you to send a copy of all email from one address to another. This is handy when you have multiple addresses, but only want to have to check one of them.image04
  5. Click the “Add Forwarder” button.image05
  6. Enter the email address you want to forward…image06
  7. Then enter the address you want the message forwarded to.image07
  8. Click “Add Forwarder”.image08
  9. That’s it! The email forwarder has been setup, and will start working immediately.image09

 

How To Set up Email Filters in cPanel

  1. This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.cpanel-paperlantern-6-emailfilters--01
  2. Now let’s setup an email filter.cpanel-paperlantern-6-emailfilters--02
  3. Click the User Filters icon.cpanel-paperlantern-6-emailfilters--03
  4. Then click the “Manage Filters” link next to the email account you want to create a filter for.cpanel-paperlantern-6-emailfilters--04
  5. Then click “Create a New Filter”.cpanel-paperlantern-6-emailfilters--05
  6. Enter a name for the filter.cpanel-paperlantern-6-emailfilters--06
  7. Then specify the rule.cpanel-paperlantern-6-emailfilters--07
  8. Now define an “action” for the rule.cpanel-paperlantern-6-emailfilters--08
  9. In this case, the action is to deliver the email to the inbox.cpanel-paperlantern-6-emailfilters--09
  10. To finish, click the “Create” button.cpanel-paperlantern-6-emailfilters--10
  11. That’s it! The filter has been created.cpanel-paperlantern-6-emailfilters--11
  12. You can always return to this screen to create new filters, or edit or delete existing ones.

 

How To Enable Spam Protection in cPanel

  1. This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel, and are starting on the home screen.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--01
  2. Now let’s learn how to enable spam protection.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--02
  3. Click the BoxTrapper icon.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--03
  4. Box Trapper protects your inbox from spam by requiring all email senders who aren’t on your Whitelist, to reply to a verification email before you can receive their mail.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--04
  5. To enable BoxTrapper for an email address, click “Manage”.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--05
  6. Then click the “Enable” button.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--06
  7. BoxTrapper has now been enabled for this address. Click “Go Back”.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--07
  8. Next you’ll want to configure your BoxTrapper settings. Click the “Configure Settings” link.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--08
  9. You can set various options here, including auto-whitelisting for addresses you send email to.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--09
  10. Next click “Edit Confirmation Messages”.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--10
  11. From here you can edit the standard confirmation messages already setup for you.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--11
  12. Next, click “Edit White/Black/Ignore Lists”.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--12
  13. From here you can add addresses to your Whitelist, Blacklist, and Ignore list.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--13
  14. Once you have BoxTrapper setup the way you want, you’ll notice a huge reduction in spam.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--14
  15. Another option for controlling spam is to use SpamAssassin.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--15
  16. You can use SpamAssassin in conjunction with BoxTrapper for maximum spam control, or you can use BoxTrapper on its own, or SpamAssassin on its own.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--16
  17. Click to Enable SpamAssassin.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--17
  18. Then click “Go Back”.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--18
  19. You’ll now want to configure SpamAssassin, so click the “Configure” button.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--19
  20. From here you can setup your blacklist with email addresses you KNOW are spam …cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--20
  21. … and can add email addresses to your whitelist … addresses you KNOW are NOT spam.cpanel-paperlantern-7-spam--21