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Confuci.us Web Hosting

 

A Server with Integrity

Hosting your domain on Confuci.us will give your customers unparalleled bandwidth and performance and give you full control over all of the many features that come with your account.  

Responsive Support

By Phone:
Office: 808-878-3625
Cell: 808-280-7793

By Email:
Tech Support: support@confuci.us
Billing: billing@confuci.us
Sales: sales@confuci.us

Daily, Weekly & Monthly Backups

All backups are uncompressed and easy to access!

Both on and off-server

CPanel

cPanel for website owners provides the world’s most familiar user interfaces for managing a website. With cPanel software, website owners can easily manage their email accounts, databases, applications, security, FTP, and control every aspect of their websites.

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Website Creation and Development

I’ve been building websites for 15 year and have gone though all sorts of trends favored by webmasters in the journey. In recent years I have developed several hundred WordPress sites. I now have a strong focus on WordPress as sort of the perfect CMS (Content Management System) as it works exceedingly well with search engines and the ubiquitous social media world. My clients have come to love it because I am able to train them in how to manage their own site in less than an hour after the site is built out… 

Regular and Automatic Updates

No respectable server loads the newest version of software until it is well out of Beta and fully functional and documented. Confuci.us stays completely current in a responsible way with the latest upgrades to apps and services rolled out as soon as they’ve been well vetted.

99.3% Server Up-Time

Confuci.us has been on-line and fully functional over 99% of the time since coming on-line in its current incarnation in 2007. All server maintenance is done in such a way as to require only rapid restarts and scheduled for the slowest time of the day. Server reboot times are under 2 minutes.

Responsive Support

Confuci.us is owned and run by Gill Brooks who is smart enough to know and maintain a small army of young professional Über Geeks, on site 24/7.

Web Site Development

I’ve been building websites for 15 years. I have developed several hundred WordPress sites and have a strong focus on WordPress as sort of the perfect CMS (Content Management System) It works exceedingly well with search engines and the social media world.  I am able to train clients in less than an hour to manage their own sites.

Quick Instructions for anti-spam MailScanner

Log into your cPanel [your domain.com/cPanel] and configure the MailScanner spam settings as follows

MailScanner Spam Filtration

  1. Log into you cPanel and click Email Accounts and add a new mailbox for       spam@ your domain name
  2. Click home [upper left] to get back to cPanel main screen to configure the MailScanner program   Click Other Settings
  3. Set High Scoring Spam to 5
  4. Set Low Scoring Spam to 4
  5. Click: Additional email address to list for forwarding spam & set it to       the spam@put in your domain name.com you just created.
  6. Click Back to Mail Scanner Configuration
  7. Change High scoring spam from deliver to “forward to spam@ your domain” Low scoring spam will continue to be delivered to the inbox. High scoring spam will not, you’ll monitor that through webmail [or you can add it to your mail client and create a rule that anything addressed to spam@ your domain goes into that folder locally]
  8. Save the changes and you’re done here.

You need to check mail in the spam@your domain mailbox via your domain.com/webmail user name is the FULL email address & pass: xxx

Your mission is to find any real emails in there and copy the sender’s email address to be added to the whitelist for your account. [this is done in Cpanel, under MailScanner Email Black/Whitelist Settings ] Delete all the trash so you’ve got less to go through each time you check.

When you’ve decided that email delivered to the spam mailbox is no longer catching ANY legit mail, you’ll change the settings to auto-delete all High Scoring Spam. Then we can send the low scoring spam to spam@your domain and the process is repeated… This way, when we’re done, everything that is delivered to your inbox, isn’t rated as spam at all –of course some of it will be… but this ought to reduce the volume a ton!


Let’s make spam a thing of the past!

MailScanner has been added to your cPanel to help control spam !

MailScanner is an e-mail security and anti-spam package for Confuci.us. It is already pre-configured to detect most spam and currently set to deliver that spam to you with [Spam?] in the subject line. Many of you may want to change those settings to have it automatically deleted rather than delivered…

SpamAssassin in cPanel has been disabled because it is not compatible when MailScanner is used to classify emails. However -MailScanner itself does run SpamAssassin and the MailScanner front-end accessible to users through cPanel provides their interface to configuration changes available for their domains . This does mean that the SpamAssassin features within cPanel (including the spambox) no longer function, but are replaced by the front-end features that we have developed, which include a whitelist and blacklist, action for high-scoring and low-scoring spam.

All this is explained below for those of you who wish to personally tweak their own settings.

How to Configure MailScanner in cPanel

This article describes how to configure MailScanner in cPanel. MailScanner is an anti-spam/anti-virus suite consisting of several open source utilities including: MailScanner, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, DCC and Vipuls Razor. Together, these utilities can dramatically reduce the amount of spam and viruses that make it to your email inbox. To configure Mailscanner for your domain(s), please follow the tutorial below.

  1. Login to cPanel for your hosting account
  2. In the “Mail” section, click on the MailScanner link/icon  Preferences_Screen
  3. On the Mailserver Configuration screen, you will see 2 settings groups, along with 2 settings links.MailServerConfiguration
  4. The “Current Settings” section shows you the current settings configuration for your domain(s).
  5. The “Change Individual Domain Settings” section allows you to configure each of the settings for each of your domains listed under your account. These settings are described below:Spam Scanning – Enables the scanning of emails for spam. Options are yes/no. The higher the score, the more likely the mail is to be spam. There are two levels of spam, low scoring and high scoring. High scoring spam is almost certainly spam, and low scoring spam is probably spam but it’s possible to have false positives. You can also change the level of the low and high scoring spam; Normally low scoring spam must have a score of at least 5 but less than 20, and high scoring spam is email that has a score of at least 20. These score settings can be changed on a server wide basis by your hosting provider, and you can also change these scores for your own email (see Other Settings).

    Virus Scanning
    – Enables the scanning of emails for viruses. Options are yes/no.

    Deliver Cleaned Emails
    – Enables the delivery of emails in which viruses have been removed.

    Low Scoring Spam
    – Tells MailScanner what to do with emails determined likely to be spam, but that could also be false positives. Options are Deliver, Delete, or forward to a spam@yourdomain.com. NOTE: If you use the option to forward to a spam address, you will need to create the email account afterwards. The Low Scoring Spam Setting determines what the initial spam score/threshold will be for Low Scoring spam. The default setting is 5.High Scoring Spam – Tells MailScanner what to do with emails determined to almost definitely be spam. The High Scoring Spam Setting determines what the initial spam score/threshold will be for High Scoring spam. The default setting is 20.So … here is an example of spam handling based upon spam scores.Low Spam Score Setting = 5
    High Spam Score Setting = 20Spam Score = Rule that will be applied
    1 – 4 = Messages that will not be flagged/marked as spam and will be delivered normally.
    5 – 19 = Messages that will be flagged/marked as low scoring spam and will apply the handling rule you have defined (Deliver or Delete)
    20 – 30 = Messages that will be flagged/marked as high scoring spam and will apply the handling rule you have defined (Deliver or Delete)
  6. The “Email Black/Whitelist settings” link is used to configure your email whitelist/blacklist.BlacklistWhitelistLink
  7. The Spam Whitelist section allows you to configure your whitelist of email address that you want to always allow to be delivered.
    Allowed Format: *@domain.com or name@domain.com or IP address, only one entry per line. Up to 30 entries are allowed.
  8. The “Spam Blacklist” section allows you to configure your blacklist of email addresses that will always be flagged as high scoring spam.
    Allowed Format: *@domain.com or name@domain.com or IP address, only one entry per line. Up to 30 entries are allowed.
  9. The “Other Settings” link is used to access the spam scoring system and additional settings.OtherSettingsLinkThis section is used to configure the spam scoring system and how to rate emails based upon their spam scoreSpamScoreSettingsThese settings are described below:
    Low scoring spam setting – Determines the spam score that will result in an email being flagged as Low Scoring Spam. The default setting is 5.
    High scoring spam setting – Determines the spam score that will result in an email being flagged as High Scoring Spam. The default setting is 20.
    Additional email address to list for forwarding spam – Allows you to specify an additional email address to forward emails that have been determined to be spam. If an address is specified here, then no email will be delivered to the original recipient address, only the forwarding address.

Softaculous

Softaculous is a great Auto Installer having 322 great scripts, 1115 PHP Classes and we are still adding more. These scripts cover most of the uses a customer could ever have. We have covered a wide array of Categories so that everyone could find the required script one would need to power their Web Site.For futher details of all the scripts you’ll have access to click here.

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