Max - Spam Emails

I was told that there is a setting to increase the security to prevent more spam mails from coming in from the Exchange Server, is there such a thing?
Anonymous KHIT EngineerAsked:
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Exchange employs a few methods NOT turned on by default to "defeat" (impossible, but at least more will get blocked) spam.
Here's a document you should read (see all sub chapters to the left, read them all carefully, and implement and test each method one by one, over a longer course of period):
Of course. for each chapter, if you don't fully understand the mechanism, either be careful or don't continue until you read up on it somewhere else.
Anonymous KHIT EngineerAuthor Commented:
How about Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange 7.0?
Of  course that will help. After all, you're paying top dollar for it.
I only described the free built-in solutions to lessen the spam. A service like Symantec will get you up-to-date data on most spammers, and their techniques, and usually requires less work from sys-admin.
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depends you your exchange version pal, you can use forefront / tmg  which is enough for 2007-2013 , for 2003 it is tricky..
what is your version?

in addition, you can add subscription to your firewall if you have any, what is your brand?

Anonymous KHIT EngineerAuthor Commented:
The Exchange is version 2010

Firewall is sonicwall.

But the user says that she stills receives spam mail.

I even saw her opening one of the spam mails which had a virus in it.
Anonymous KHIT EngineerAuthor Commented:
Any idea on how I can increase the security of the SMSMSE?
Do you have forefront or tmg installed?
Anonymous KHIT EngineerAuthor Commented:
No we don't have Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) installed.
Can you install it? Try Tmg from microsoft.. should be free for your exchange and solve spam. I RECOMMAND USING A SMART HOST IN ANY CASE.
best case for you will be setting TMG on dmz.. this should solve spam and virus problems..

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Anonymous KHIT EngineerAuthor Commented:
We increased the security level of the Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange 7.
as long as that helps..
set an alert in mxtoolbox for blacklists it helps to see if status have changed..  open an account and set alert..

Anonymous KHIT EngineerAuthor Commented:
Will do.
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