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Filtering SPAM with the Mac Mail client

Before email messages are delivered to Helix users they are checked for both SPAM and viruses. In messages rated possibly but not certainly spam, the Subject: is prefixed with Potential SPAM:
Below are instructions to automatically move such messages into a special folder with the Mac Mail client.

1. Open the Mac mail client comes with Mac OS X Pull down the 'Mail' menu (next to the Apple icon in the top left corner of your screen) select 'Preferences' select 'Rules' select 'Add rule'

2. Follow instruction as pictured below. Select your own mailbox name or create one before you visit this page. Click 'OK'.

3. Close the window and you are done.