How to create a simple Whitelist-Blacklist with Exchange 2010 Transport rules (Exchange 2010)

  • Synopsis

    This guide will show you how to create a simple Whitelist-Blacklist with Exchange 2010 Transport rules.
  • Applicable to

    All PlexHosted Exchange 2010 accounts.
  • Prerequisite

    a PlexHosted Exchange 2010 account.
  • How to

  1. Log in to OWA under an Administrator account.
  2. Click on See All Options and then on Manage my Organization.
  3. Choose Mail Control tab.
  4. Under the Rules header click on New.
  5. Choose The sender address includes… condition from the drop-down menu under If header and specify domains to be whitelisted.
  6. Click on More Options and choose Set a message header action from the drop-down menu (included to Modify the message properties).
  7. Set the message header as Whitelisted (Click on Enter text hyperlink) to the value Yes.
  8. Click on Save.
  9. Return to your Transport Rules and click on New.
  10. Choose The sender address includes… condition again from the drop-down menu under If header and specify domains to be blocked.
  11. Under Do the following… choose Reject the message and include explanation action.
  12. Specify the explanation message that blocked senders will receive.
  13. Click on More Options and then on Add Exception.
  14. Choose a message header… - includes any of these words… from the Except if menu.
  15. Specify the header name as Whitelisted that includes Yes value.
  16. Click on Save.

If you need further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the PlexHosted support staff.< p>

Keywords

 

Exchange, Whitelist, Blacklist, rules

 

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