Sending Email to avoid Spam Filters – best practices.

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The short answer is there is no simple answer to prevent your outgoing email from being classified as spam. However, these are the critical steps/best practices to achieve this in the long term.

  • Guard your servers reputation by quickly addressing any issue with outgoing spam.
  • Create an SPF entry for your domain
  • Create / enable DKIM signatures for your domain, add DNS entries for these.
  • Make sure you g_send_helo setting is correct: mail.your.server and the reverse dns of your ip address points to this name mail.your.server -> 1.2.3.4 -> mail.your.server
  • Enable SurgeMail’s features to prevent/detect hackers early.
  • Monitor and remove your server from RBL listings, primarily by stopping any spamers sending on your system.
  • Use SurgeMail’s config checker – it will help with many of the above suggestions.

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