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Exchange 2010 anti spam – enable

Problem

If on your exchange 2007 or exchange 2010 server you find you are getting complaints from users who are getting a lot of spam emails then you can enable exchanges bult in ant-spam filtering. This is not enabled out of the box for the full blown product, just SBS 2008 and sbs 2010. This is simply a case of running a powershell script. Follow the step by step guide below on how to enable microsoft exchange 2010 or 2007 anti-spam filtering. There is a video guide at the end of the article showing you how to do this.

 

Enable Exchange Anti Spam

Enable Exchange Anti Spam

 

 

Resolution

To enable the anti spam options do the following.

1) first we need to run the exchange powershell management console…

exchange shell

exchange shell

Powershell to enable anti spam in exchange 2010

Powershell to enable anti spam in exchange 2010

2) We then need to go to the following directory.

C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\V14\Scripts

 

( Or where you exchange installed )

Powershell to enable anti spam in exchange 2010

Powershell to enable anti spam in exchange 2010

3) we then need to run the following command

./install-AntispamAgents.ps1

IT

 

 

Restart-Service MSExchangeTransport

4) once this is done run the exchange management console and under Hub transport you will see the anti spam agents are installed.

Filter emails in exchange 2010

Filter emails in exchange 2010

Filter emails in exchange 2010

Filter emails in exchange 2010

 

Stop Spam In Exchange 2010 Video Guide


Now that you have done this you may consider enabling exchange 2010 whitelists or joing an email filtering list such as sorbs.

Tags: s, spam

Allen White

Allen is a Consultant for ITPS in the North East of England and holds the following accreditations. MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, CCA, CCSP, VCP 4,5 and HP ASE, AIS - Network Infrastructure.

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