Hexamail Guard Administration Guide - SPAM Blocking - detection - Content - URL Content

URL Content

URL Content

   Hosting Country

Detect geographic location of URLs
Enable geolocation detection of URLs. This identifies the likely geographic location of contained URLs and can thereby be used to weight, block or delete email with links to websites in specific countries. Use this to weight block or delete email from countries from which it is unlikely you receive legitimate email
Example interface
On/Off
on
Mismatched locations
If a URL contained in an email mismatched the email sending IP location you can choose to mark, weight, block or delete the email
Example interface

(More Info)Off, Weight, Mark, Block, Delete
Weight
Resolve failure
If a URL host contained in an email fails to resolve to an IP address due to invalid or expired DNS entries you can choose to mark, weight, block or delete the email
Example interface

(More Info)Off, Weight, Mark, Block, Delete
Weight
Geolocation
Click the countries on the map to weight email originating from the selected country. Click again to block, and once more to delete. Click a final time to clear the setting for the specified country.
Example interface

   Page Content

Download URLs to check content
Use this setting to select whether to download content from URLs contained in email to check the web page content for spam
Example interface
Off
Check content phrases in downloaded pages
Use this setting to select whether to check all your custom content phrases in downloaded content from URLs contained in email to check
Example interface
On
Download failure
If a URL contained in an email fails to download you can choose to mark, weight, block or delete the email
Example interface

(More Info)Off, Weight, Mark, Block, Delete
Weight
Memory cache size
Use this setting to select how much content to cache in memory when downloading URLs.
Example interface
16 MB
Disk cache expiry
Downloaded URL content is saved to disk to prevent repeated download. Use this setting to control how much content is stored.
Example interface
7 days
Exclude Hosts/Domains
You may not wish to block some domains or hosts regardless of the country in which they are based. For example, you should not block Hexamail www.hexamail.com
Example interface
*.hexamail.com,*.bbc.co.uk,*.google.com,*.microsoft.com,*.nyt.com,*.lemonde.fr,*.opera.com,*.firefox.com,*.messagelabs.com,*.postini.com,*.ebay.fr,*.ebay.co.uk,*.ebay.com,*.amazon.com,*.amazon.co.uk,*.msn.com,finance.yahoo.com,*.gmail.com,*.homebase.no,*.screwfix.com,*.tooled-up.com,*.facebook.com,*.myspace.com,*.googlemail.com,*.snapfish.com,*.photobox.com,*.fuji.co.uk,*.fuji.com,*.sony.com,*.webbuyersguide.com,*.welt.de,*.ittoolbox.com,*.tesco.com,*.zeit.de,*.zeitabo.de,*.maplin.co.uk,*.friendster.com,*.egg.com,www.fool.co.uk,*.nwolb.com,*.oneaccount.com,*.apple.com,*.youtube.com,*.spamhaus.org,*.dmoz.org,*.gov,*.gov.uk,*.gov.fr,*.gov.de