How to test a spam filter?

Discussion in 'Email Discussions' started by cjay, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. cjay

    cjay New Email

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    Hi

    I am looking to test out a spam filter but not sure how to go about it?

    Can I just use my email agusta1@outlook.com to test it out?

    Thanks
     


  2. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

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    Is the spam filter installed as a plugin for email clients or does it run on a mail server?

    If it's for email clients you should be able to use it with any existing email accounts.

    If it's for mail servers, I'd register a new domain, start using it to sign up on a bunch of internet sites and newsletters etc and the spam should start flowing soon enough.

    You'll need to make sure the addresses you want spammed are posted publicly on a few sites too so the scrapers can find them.
     

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