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Filter-2

In this 'Filter-2' tab, you can filter unnecessary emails by the email header information of subject, sender's mail software, date or character code set (language). These are useful to remove the SPAM mails.

The incoming mails that have specified words in each header information will be processed according to the mode you chose at the previous page "Filter-1".

Use filter by Subject:

This option allows you to filter unnecessary mails by the specified words in "Subject". You can specify multiple words by inserting space letter between each words. And if the keyword includes some space charactoers, you can enclose the keyword with " "(double quotation marks).

< Input Information Display >
The information at upper right of the input box shows the current number of items and characters. The last information is the number of the double quotation marks included in the box. If it is the odd number and 'NG' appears, it shows that any words are not enclosed correctly.

* Items: [Current number of items] / [Maximum number], Length [Current number of characters] / [Maximum number] , ["]: [Current number of double quotation marks] OK/NG

Use filter by X-Mailer:

This option allows you to filter unnecessary mails by the specified words in "X-Mailer" header that includes sender's email client software name. If "ForwardMail" is specified, the incoming mails forwarded using this software ForwardMail will be filtered.

Use filter by Date(time zone):

This option allows you to filter unnecessary mails by the specified words in "Date" header. In case you specify "-10:00", which is the time zone at Hawaii, the incoming mails from Hawaii will be filtered.

Use filter by Content-Type:

This option allows you to filter unnecessary mails by the specified words in "Date" header. In case you specify "-10:00" that is the time zone at Hawaii, the incoming mails from Hawaii will be filtered.


Use filter by Date(time zone):

This option allows you to filter unnecessary mails by the specified words in "Content-Type" header. In case you specify "ISO-2022-JP", which is the code set for Japanese language, the incoming mails written in Japanese will be filtered.

If checking the option "Check character set (charset) in subject additionally", ForwardMail will search for the specified character set string in the subject header. For example, the subject encoded in Chinese is like "Subject: =?gb2312?B?uNDH6b.....", so the emails in Chinese can be filtered by entering "gb2312" to the box using this option.

------ Content-Type ------
US-ASCII : 7bit ASCII characters
ISO-2022-JP : Japanese
ISO-2022-KR : Korean
ISO-8859-1 : Latin1
ISO-8859-2 : Latin2
BIG5 : Chinese Traditional
HZ-BG-2312 : Chinese Simplified

SPAM Filter: Don't forward email which has the specified conditions.

These options can be used to filter SPAM emails which has a diagnostic character of email headers. ForwardMail can filter SPAM emails which has the conditions you specify. A lot of spams are sent by using BCC destination header or by using special software which can sent out to many address at a time. For example, if you use the option "No MY ADDRESS in 'To:' or 'Cc:' header", you can filter the emails sent by BCC.

* Be sure that these option can be used only when you chose the "Filtering Mode a)" in the previous "Filter-1" tab.

Prohibit bouncing mail:

Don't forward emails from the destination (Forward To:) address
If this option is checked, you can filter mails from the destination (Forward To:) address which you specified at "Server" preference.

Don't forward emails sent from me
If this option is checked, you can filter mails from your address which you specified at "Server" preference.

Use SPAM Exception 'From:' Address: (Always forwarded)

This option can be used to exclude the filtering process by sender's 'From:' address. If the string in the box would match the sender's address, the email will always be forwarded. ( The filter (1) and (2) settings will be ignored. )
You can specify multiple words by inserting space letter between each words.For example, if you enter '@nifty.com' in the box, all of emails that have 'nifty.com' as the domain name will be always forwarded.