[Users] emails in spam folders are not downloaded

Cyaniventer cyaniventer at riseup.net
Mon Mar 25 11:12:24 CET 2019

On Mon, 25 Mar 2019 10:48:18 +0100
Ralf Mardorf <silver.bullet at zoho.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:01:27 +0530, Cyaniventer wrote:
> >I am using POP, I should have said that before - sorry for that.
> >
> >I am not aware any option that allows subscribing to different
> >folders. How do I do that?  
> You can't.


> I'm using POP, too. I disabled spam filtering by the ISP web
> interfaces. Unfortunately ISP tend to ignore it, they still move a
> few mails to the spam folder and indeed, there are usually false
> positives inside the spam folder.

There is no option to turn off spam filter but I've set it to very less
sensitive and put some common email providers in whitelist.

> For important office accounts I check the spam folder using the ISP
> web interfaces on a regular basis.
> I'm using bogofilter to filter spam by my MUAs (Claws and Evolution).
> _If_ massive spam bombing happens, I either temporarily enable the ISP
> spam filtering and/or ban some addresses on the server side.
> However, massive spam bombing (hundred of mails within a few seconds)
> seldom happen and if it happens, the ISP spam filtering usually gains
> nothing. Usually I receive that less spam, that bogofilter used by the
> MUAs is good enough for me.

I guess I'll keep it this way for now. 

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