Preventing Spam

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penton6 / 16 Points
2013-02-27 8:30 pm EST
The simple PHP script (which is using PHPMailer) seen below, when executed, keeps sending the email to my Outlook Junk E-Mail folder. Why do you think that it happening? Thanks.

$mail->Mailer = "smtp";
$mail->Host = "localhost";
$mail->From = "";
$mail->FromName = "Penton Geospatial Technologies LLC";
$mail->AddAddress("$email","$firstname"." "."$lastname");
$mail->SMTPAuth = "true";
$mail->Username = "";
$mail->Password = "*******";
$mail->Port = "465";
$mail->SMTPKeepAlive = true;
$mail->SMTPSecure = "ssl";
$mail->WordWrap = 50;

$body = "Your license request has been received and is currently processing. Please allow 1 business day to complete.\n";

$mail->Subject = "CARET-Toolbox License Request";
$mail->Body = $body;

error_log("mail worked");

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12,011 Points
2013-02-28 10:11 am EST
Hello penton6,

Thank you for your question. I checked the server's mail logs, and the emails are being delivered successfully. After the emails are delivered to the client (Outlook), they are being moved to a Junk folder.

I recommend checking your Outlook settings/filters to see what rules are set up, since it is flagging these as Junk, not our servers.

You may want to also setup SPF records and Domain Keys, which can protect your email from Spam and Spoofing.

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below, or contact live Tech Support.

They are available 24/7 via:
Phone: 877-595-4482 x2
Chat (there is a link on the top right).

Thank you,


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