SpamScan Plugin for cPanel/WHM Print

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What is the SpamScan cPanel/WHM Plugin?

SpamScan analyzes the IP addresses used by your mail server to send out email messages, and checks them against 18 major DNS Relay Blackhole Lists or "RBLs". If your server is listed on an RBL list you may experience issues with emails becoming blocked, returned, or delayed.

Server Requirements

Server side:      

Ioncube & CURL for cPanel's internal PHP (Install through WHM and EasyApache!)                               
cPanel/WHM: 11.34+
PHP: 5.4    OR
PHP: 5.3    OR
PHP: 5.2        

Client side:        

All of the most recent versions of Firefox, Safari, Chrome and IE9+

Installation Instructions

Step 1: Download the SpamScan file located within your client area's download page at

Step 2: Upload file to the server (any folder) via FTP or SFTP

Step 3: Run tar xvfz spamscan.tar.gz to untar the file spamscan.tar.gz using command line.

Step 4: cd spamscan

Step 5: Run chmod 755 addon_spam* spamscan*

Step 6: Run ./

Step 7: Enter your SpamScan license key - Wait 60 seconds for install to complete. 

That's it! SpamScan is now installed in your WHM!

SpamScan is automatically added to your server's CRON.

To access SpamScan check the plugins section of your WHM by logging into WHM then clicking PLUGINS in the "HOME" WHM screen, then SPAMSCAN.

Make sure to enter the license key you received from LayerOnline to activate the product.

Uninstallation Instructions:

To uninstall: just run the script

General Usage:

Overview - Inside the SpamScan WHM plugin, this tab allows you to see a general overview of the RBL (mail blocking list) status for each of the IP addresses registered on your server.  Click on the IP address to view RBL server details.

Settings - Inside the SpamScan WHM plugin, this tab allows you to specify whether or not a specific IP address is scanned by the RBL scanner.  It also allows you to choose whether or not to display RBL IP address status to your customers within their individual cPanels or not.   Sometimes hosting customers would like to show their customers their servers are "spam free" and not listed on an RBLs.

License - Inside the SpamScan WHM plugin, this tab allows you to change your SpamScan license key.

Download Instructions

Download the file below.  Please note, the one file below includes installation files for both PHP 5.3+ and PHP 5.2.

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