On 6/1/05, Tyme <newsgroups at no-pun.com> wrote: > Hello, all. > > I have just changed web hosts. While they do run Spam Assassasin for > general spam flagging, unfortunately, they do not offer any type of client > (me) custom email filter controls, such as the IF-THEN available with IMail > (or SmartMax). I made good use of these with my other host. > > Yes, of course, I use Outlook Express rules, but these do not keep certain > emails from being downloaded from the server. (I got one "friend", who will > not remove me from his mailing list, who sends emails with large > attachments, which choke my dial-up connection.) > > This is a longshot, but: Anyone know of any 3rd party (free?) add-on > application that I might be able to run from my control panel if my host > would agree? [Have no idea what and how it would work.] I have shared Win > (IIS 5) hosting. > > Else, I'll have to remove that email address from Outlook accounts and read > messages through webmail. A great inconvenience, as this email account is > my main personal email account. You can use Procmail to forward messages to /dev/null based on headers (like, the From: header, to get rid of your messages from your "friend"). google: http://www.google.com/search?q=procmail&btnG=Search It's really easy to work with. If your host has it available and you need some help, let me know. -- Matt Warden Miami University Oxford, OH, USA http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.