RE: Contacting You Of List

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ExchangeList]'" <exchangelist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 08:22:24 -0700

> As far as exchange stopping spam, the new Exchange 2003 Intelligent
> Message Filter works to an extent but most people generally use some
> other form of mail gateway in the form of another win2k3 box that runs
> something like GFI Mail Essentials and Mail Security and the like. One
> other option is to also leverage ISA message screener and message filter
> with IIS virtual domain setup on another box. Another option, my choice,
> is to employ a Linux based MTA such as postfix or sendmail with
> spamassassin and amavisd for some really nice spam whacking etc. The
> drawback of this is that even tho its open source, you need to have the
> linux skills to be able to hack it up. Having said that it is very
> learnable, and a rewarding process. The box I built hasn't missed a
> beat.

Another option is using a 3rd party as a gateway to your Exchange server,
which does all spam and virus scanning of incoming messages, and then passes
it to your server.

John Tolmachoff
Engineer/Consultant/Owner
eServices For You




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