Sorting anti-spam filters by priority

In GFI MailEssentials, the order in which the anti-spam checks are applied to inbound messages can be customized.


The order of all available filters can be customized except for the New Senders filter, which is always automatically set to the lowest priority. This is due to its dependency on the results of the Whitelist checks and the other anti-spam filters.

Default priority is recommended in most situations.

  1. Go to Anti-Spam > Filter Priority.

Assigning filter priorities

  1. Select a filter and click (up) button to assign a higher priority or click (down) button to assign a lower priority.


Click Default Settings to restore the filters' order to default.

  1. Click Apply.