• The relays will reject high risk email, such as:
    • Messages containing a virus attachment
    • Messages identified as phishing (attempting to capture personal information)
    • Messages identified with a high spam probability.
  • Inbound email with a medium spam probability will be tagged in the headers and warning text [Potential SPAM] will be prepended to the subject line.  In addition, a warning banner is inserted at the top of the message advising the user to be cautious of the message contents.
  • Spam and virus definitions are automatically updated and applied, ensuring the relays remain effective.
  • Mail-relay cluster consists of six load balanced servers, providing fault-tolerance

Technical Requirements

Departmental mail service administrators will need to set the MX (Mail Exchanger) record for their domain to Administrators will also need to provide information about which host the mail-relays should contact as the next hop. Refer to Getting Started for more information.