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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?
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KimputerCommented:
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): https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc539037.aspx
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.
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Anonymous KHIT EngineerAuthor Commented:
How about Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange 7.0?
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KimputerCommented:
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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GiladnCommented:
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?

Gilad
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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.
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Anonymous KHIT EngineerAuthor Commented:
Any idea on how I can increase the security of the SMSMSE?
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GiladnCommented:
Do you have forefront or tmg installed?
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Anonymous KHIT EngineerAuthor Commented:
No we don't have Forefront Threat Management Gateway (TMG) installed.
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GiladnCommented:
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.
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GiladnCommented:
as long as that helps..
set an alert in mxtoolbox for blacklists it helps to see if status have changed..
mxtoolbox.com..  open an account and set alert..

G
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Anonymous KHIT EngineerAuthor Commented:
Will do.
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