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Please can anyone help and let me know why this email and others similar are being rejected by the Exchange Server, why are they not just passed through and marked as spam?  What is the cause of the rejection and how can I get them passed through?
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Delivery of this message to the following recipients or distribution lists is quarantined:

kathy@mydomain.com

Subject: Limited-Time Offers from Avalon Waterways

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Sent by Microsoft Exchange Server 2007







Diagnostic information for administrators:

Generating server: mydomain.local

kathy@mydomain.com
#550 5.2.1 Content Filter agent quarantined this message ##

Original message headers:

Received: from list2.vacationstogo.com (206.222.179.198) by
 remote.remote.com (192.168.1.2) with Microsoft SMTP Server id 8.3.342.0;
 Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:55:07 +0000
Received: from LOCALHOST by LOCALHOST      with ESMTP id
 C62D977C02D5BE40BD2091DD9DAB53EB      Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:54:55 -0500
Subject: Limited-Time Offers from Avalon Waterways
From: VacationsToGo.com <vtgmail@list.vacationstogo.com>
To: <kathy@mydomain.com>
Message-ID: <047741C7-D567-08D5-03509C5D380B5C3F@list2.vacationstogo.com>
X-Vtg-ID: U1952553
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:54:55 -0500
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/alternative;
      boundary="_NextPart_000_1395921296_CFX_iMSMail_9195750"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Return-Path: vtgmail@list.vacationstogo.com
Received-SPF: Pass (SBS2008.mydomain.local: domain of
 vtgmail@list.vacationstogo.com designates 206.222.179.198 as permitted
 sender) receiver=SBS2008.mydomain.local; client-ip=206.222.179.198;
 helo=list2.vacationstogo.com;
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this is the reason for the rejection

#550 5.2.1 Content Filter agent quarantined this message ##

to configure the settings have a look through this

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb123737(v=exchg.80).aspx

for example if you want to turn it off completely

Set-ContentFilterConfig -Enabled $false

or you can adjust the SCL ratings

you can start by checking

get-filterconfig
 
then you can edit even down to specific mailboxes

Get-Mailbox -OrganizationalUnit "Staff" | Set-
Mailbox -SCLQuarantineThreshold 6
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by:samcory
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what is the consiquence of
Set-ContentFilterConfig -Enabled $false
Will I be more vunerable to attacks/virus or just recieve more rubbish?

You said start with
Get-filterconfig
Where do I type this?
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by:Sudeep Sharma
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You need to type those on Exchange Management Shell which is Powershell for Exchange.

If you type "Set-ContentFilterConfig -Enabled $false" then the Content Filtering would be disabled.
Yes you would be, it might be blocking attacks/viruses too along with the genuine emails.

Sudeep
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Thank you
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by:samcory
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Thank you again sorry for the error
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