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Configuring advanced detection actions

When you select a POP3 account for filtering, the default action when spam is detected is to move it to your POP3 quarantine. The local POP3 proxy is necessary for these additional actions.

How to configure advanced spam detection actions

  1. Open the Accounts window.

    See Using the Accounts window.

  2. Next to your POP account, click Configure....

    The account settings window appears.

  3. Click the General tab.
  4. Click the Advanced Options... button.

    The Advanced Settings window appears.

  5. Select "Enable local POP proxy for my email account".

    When you select this option, additional spam detection actions become available.

  6. Click the Test Availability button to verify that the default proxy port is available.

    If it is not, try changing the port number, then click Test Availability again.

  7. Select the spam detection actions you want:
    • Add a marker to the subject of spam messages

      When you select this action, you can enter the text that you want DesktopOne to add to the Subject line of each spam message that it detects.

    • Add a custom header to spam message headers

      When you select this action, you can enter a special header that DesktopOne will add to spam messages. Enter one of the following:

  8. a header value

    In this case, Cloudmark DesktopOne will automatically generate a header called "X-Cloudmark-Scan-Result" and give it the value you specify. For example, if you enter "spam" then the following header will be added to messages that Cloudmark identifies as spam: X-Cloudmark-Scan-Result: spam.

  9. A header name and value, in the following format: X-<header-name>: <value>.

    For example: X-Cloudmark-Scan: yes.

  10. Click OK to close the Advanced Options window.
  11. Click OK to close the account settings window.