Gmail spam filtering

Colin Johnston colinj at
Sun Nov 22 18:23:10 UTC 2015

You can override the spam filter to inbox for specific domains/address's via googleapps gmail filter settings config


> On 22 Nov 2015, at 17:03, Jay Ashworth <jra at> wrote:
> Bout a month ago, I had someone crack a POP password on my private mail server,
> and got a couple days of spam out through it before I caught it on Sunday 
> afternoon.
> I locked it down, and am this weekend replacing that mail server with one
> of current vintage, serving the same domain from a linode instance on a
> different IP and, obviously, transport network.
> I'm finding, though, that gmail is spam-filing the emails I send out,
> presumably because they're on the same domain name in the envelope.
> Anyone got a pointer to where I go to assure Google I'm on top of it now?
> The mail delivers to their inbound MX ok, it just ends up in the spam folder,
> even on my business GoogleApps account.  Delivers to Yahoomail just fine.
> I checked the new IP in the MXtoolbox RBL checker, and no hits, but does
> gmail know what ranges are assigned to VPS providers, like with the cable
> swamp, and bias its spamchecking accordingly?
> Cheers,
> -- jra
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