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Exchange 2007 Antispam and ForeFront Security for Exchange are not stopping spam messages

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Hello,
I'm sure I've configured something incorrectly but I have configured the AntiSpam in Exchange 2007 and installed ForeFront Security for Exchange but I am still receiving a lot of spam.  Can anyone suggest what I might need to check in my configuration?
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Question by:cyardley
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Just do the following :

1)  installed the Agents :
           C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\Script\ Install-AntispamAgents,ps1
2) RESTART THE TRANSPORT SERVICE

3) +> Check if they are installed By : get-TransportAgent

4)  Then go to exchange management console.
Under org configuration..chlck on Hub transport
click on Anti spam tab
And you need to  configure the following:
+> on the IPBlock List provider added

1) Spam Haus
       zen.spamhaus
2) open relay test
       dnsbl.sorbs.net

3) abusive host
      dnsbl.ahbl.org

+> on the Recipient filtering -> Blocked Recipient->checked the option - Block
Message sent to recipient not listed in the Global Address List.
+> on the Sender filtering -> Blocked sender -> checked the option - Block message
from Blank sender.

5) Stop the Microsoft exchange transport service
6) Now open My computer... DRIVE\PROGRAM FILE\MICROSOFT\EXCHANGE SERVER\.... DATA
RENAME THE DATA FOLDER...TO DATAold
7) Restart the Transport service again.........

YOUR ISSUE IS RESOLVED ;-)

let me know if not...

X-SAM
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Thanks X-Sam!  
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