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Exchange 2013, how to disable anti-spam?

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We are using Exchange 2013 on-premise, it is a recent migration.  Anti-Spam and Anti-Malware is configured on the Exchange server but we will move to another solution (possibly Exchange On-line Protection). It makes sense to disable at least the Anti_Spam on the Exchange server because it has been detecting false positives and this is a pain to work with. However, the only way to disable it seems to be to go through many cmdlets. Is there an easier way? Maybe a complete script?

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by:jss1199
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To remove the antispam agent completely, open the exchange shell, change directory to the scripts folder and run "uninstall-AntispamAgents.ps1 "
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Will Szymkowski earned 250 total points
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All you need to do is run the following command in powershell...

.\uninstall-AntispamAgents.ps1

Make sure that you change the directory to point to the scripts folder on the Exchange server.

default directory is "C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V15\Scripts"

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by:Simon Butler (Sembee)
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If you disable the anti-spam agents completely you will remove the recipient filter option. That could mean you are responsible for backscatter which can get you blacklisted.

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by:jostick
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So just keep the recipient filter if we use EOP?
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I would, unless the other service has a list of active users itself.

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by:XanderJose
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& $env:ExchangeInstallPath\Scripts\uninstall-AntispamAgents.ps1

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