How to add Good Senders and Bad Senders to Symantec Bright Mail Gateway – SMG

Knowledge Based Document – KB030717001

Description

 As you surely understand Symantec Bright mail Gateway is a “Best Spam Filter”. Furthermore, it is anything but difficult to utilize. In this article i will show how to include Good Senders and Bad Senders (spaces or mail address) in Bright mail Gateway.

Environment:

You have a Symantec Messaging Gateway version 9.x deployed within your network that inbound email passes through.

You have added Email addresses or Domains to the Local Good/Bad senders group.

 

Step to Follow:

For Good Sender

Step 1 –   Login in SMG console

Step 2 –  In the Reputation tab > Good Senders

Configure groups of senders with good reputations. You can create and manage local, administrator-defined groups of good senders, third party lists, and the Symantec Global Good Senders group. You can choose the actions that Symantec Messaging Gateway takes on messages from each group. You can also enable Fastpass to improve performance.

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Step 3 – Select Local Good Sender Domains and Edit .

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Step 4 –  ADD Domain or Email Address in Local Good Sender Domain and SAVE it. Here you can add Local or external domain Email ID or Domain also which will allow only SPAM mail in action.

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Add members to this sender group using email addresses or domain names. Multiple entries should be space, comma or semicolon separated.

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Step 5 – Specify actions to take on messages that trigger this policy. Added domain and email id’s will be delivered as normally message. You can check message log in Audit LOG option.

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Note : Added domain or Email ID’s applicable for deliver spam mail only could not excluded form content filtering or Malware detection policy. It will work for inbound and outbound mail also.

 

For Bad Sender

Step 1 – Login SMG console

Step 2 –  Configure groups of senders with bad reputations. You can create and manage local, administrator-defined groups of bad senders, third party lists, and the Symantec Global Bad Senders group. You can choose the actions that Symantec Messaging Gateway takes on messages from each group. You can also configure directory harvest attack and email virus attack prevention.

 

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Step 3 – Manage membership in this group and specify filtering actions to take on email from these senders.

Add members to this sender group using email addresses or domain names. Multiple entries should be space, comma or semicolon separated.

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Note : Added domain or Email ID’s applicable for deliver spam mail only could not excluded form content filtering or Malware detection policy. It will work for inbound and outbound mail also.

 

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