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Enabling RBLs in WHM

One of the simplest and most effective ways of controlling the flow of spam on your server is to enable RBLs for your mail program.  RBL stands for Remote Black List.These lists contain the IPs of many know…

Fighting Spam on cPanel Servers

On cPanel servers there are a several different tools that are built into cPanel that can be used to help control the flow of spam both in and out of your server.Spam AssassinThe simplest one is Spam Assassin that is available and…

Basic e-mail Troubleshooting With exigrep

Now that you have seen the basics of exigrep, let us dive into some e-mail troubleshooting where exigrep really shines.Picking a Search StringChoosing the right search string for exigrep can help you find your e-mail issue faster. Exigrep…

Digging Into Exim Mail Logs With Exigrep

Perhaps a particular domain on your cPanel server has stopped receiving e-mail. Or, an address on your domain is able to receive e-mail, except from your supplier. Maybe you can receive e-mail just fine, but are receiving error message…

How To: Watch Server Logs in Real Time

Servers do a fantastic job of writing down in log files what is happening right that moment. While going back and reading logs later to determine what happened in the past is helpful, it is also useful to watch logs in real time. Linux…

How To: Read An Exim Maillog

One of the best tools you can use when tracking down e-mail problems is mail logs. On sxi.io Web’s cPanel servers, we have turned on all of exim’s logging capabilities. Full logging means that there is a lot going on, and trying to decipher…

Understanding localdomains and remotedomains

Due to the nature of the Internet, services for one domain do not need to be on one server. The website and email for a domain do not need to be on the same physical server. DNS is used to direct the traffic to the correct place, but DNS…