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Create Outbound Spam Rules

Applicable Version: 10.04.0 Build 214 onwards

Scenario

Scan all outbound Email traffic to prevent the mail server of the network from getting blacklisted.

Prerequisite

Outbound Spam Module should be subscribed.

Configuration

You can scan all outgoing Emails for Spam by following the steps given below. You must be logged on to the Web Admin Console as an administrator
with Read-Write permission for relevant feature(s).
 

Step 1: Create Spam Rule

Go to Anti Spam > Spam Rules >Spam Rules and click Add to create a new Spam Rule with following parameters.
 
 
 

Parameters

Value

Description

Name

BlockOutboundSpam

Specifythe name for Anti Spam Rule.

Recipient Email

Any Email Address

Select Recipient Email Address.

Sender Email

Any Email Address

SelectSender Email Address.

IF Condition

Outbound Anti Spam Module has Identified Mail As ‘Spam’

Specified action will be taken if the Anti Spam module has identified the Outbound Email to be Spam.

SMTP Action

Drop

Select Action to be taken for the SMTP traffic.

 
 

 Click OK to create the Spam Rule.  

Step 2: Enable Anti Spam Scanning in Firewall Rule

Go to Firewall > Rule > IPv4 Rule and click Add to create a new Firewall Rule with following parameters. 

Parameters

Value

Description

Source Zone

LAN

Select source zone to which the rule applies.

Destination Zone

WAN

Select destination zone to which the rule applies.

Source Network/Host

MailServer IP

Select source host or network address to which the rule applies.

Note:You can add MailServer IP host directly from this page itself or from Objects > Hosts > IP Host page.

Destination Network/Host

Any IP Address

Select destination host or network address to which the rule applies.

Action

Accept

Select rule action.

AV & AS Scanning

SMTP, SMTPS

Selectthe protocol for which the virus and Spam scanning is to be enabled.

Log Firewall Traffic

Enable

Enable to view the reports of the mails being sent from the mail server to other mail server in WAN.

 
 

Click OK to create the IPv4 Firewall Rule. 

The above configuration will scan the outgoing traffic of mails for Spam.

 

                                                                                                                         

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                              Document Version: 1.0 – 27 May, 2015

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