SPAM Settings for Exchange
| Reference Number: AA-00819 Created: 2012-09-20 13:17 Last Updated: 2012-10-05 06:49
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SPAM filtering and Virus Protection in Hosted Exchange Email
More than just an effective tool to combat spam, Postini is an
industry leader in spam and threat management. Since every new
myhosting.com mailbox includes full Postini virus, spam and threat
control, it’s important to know just what can be achieved with such an
Customers can rely on the following enhanced anti-spam features:
- When it comes to spam and virus control, any system could keep
your mail held up like airport security checking luggage full of
silverware and do a decent job of ensuring it is just silverware. But,
with myhosting.com SPAM & Virus protection, your email is never held
up by routine spam checks using Postini’s "zero-drag" technology.
- Even with a moving target like Spam and Virus threats on the
internet, your email is safe. Postini systems are constantly updated
with the latest trends by monitoring worldwide network activity to
identify spam and virus trends and their sources. Similarly, reductions
in those trends are monitored to ensure legitimate mail is never caught
in the trap. With accuracy reaching 98% on average, you’ve got near
Robin Hood precision on fast paced moving targets.
- As with all communication, there can be overlap in what may be
considered a likely threat. If only there was a system that could learn
from the user to fine tune what should and shouldn’t be considered
spam... Oh right, myhosting.com Spam and Virus protection does that!
Postini’s advanced web access controls allow you to monitor all messages
that get flagged as a threat and learns from the messages you deem
Combined, myhosting.com Spam & Antivirus Control with your
mailbox provides a solution like no other. Protect your data with
myhosting.com Email Hosting powered by Microsoft Exchange and Postini.
Important: While our spam filtering software does a very
good job determining whether any incoming message is truly spam or not,
there is always overlap in a system where spam comes in so many forms.
Our system will probably classify a small fraction of non-spam messages
as spam (false positives), which can be verified in your Postini spam
control web access or Spam Folder. Conversely, it will probably fail to
correctly detect a fraction of spam messages (false negatives), which
will wind up in your Inbox. You are responsible for reviewing your spam
control settings and determining if any messages in there are not spam.
Getting rid of SPAM
You can manage your Spam and Antivirus settings by logging into the Postini interface through your customer control panel.
- Login at https://manage.myhosting.com
- Click on Exchange Email tab
- Click on the mailbox you wish to customize
- Click on Protection tab
- Click on Edit to change your Postini Settings
- Click on the URL provided to login to your Postini control panel