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REGISTERING FUNCTIONAL ACCOUNTS MANUALLY 1. While logged into the user interface, navigate to the USERS & GROUPS > click on FUNCTIONAL ACCOUNTS tab. 2. Click on ADD A FUNCTIONAL ACCOUNT button. 3. Enter the NAME. 4. Enter the EMAIL ADDRESS....
ENCRYPTING AN EMAIL SET-UP If you wish to make use of Proofpoint Encryption service you must be on Advanced package or above. This feature then needs to be enabled. To enable please go to: * Click on Features * Tick check box Enable Email Encr...
TICKET CREATION For these processes, we highly recommend providing the details directly in our ticketing system by attachments. Please make sure when submitting, follow these ticketing processes: Creating a ticket Updating a ticket FALSE POSITIVE (F...
MANAGING USERS Users and groups are accessed under the Users & Groups tab. Users and groups can be added manually or through LDAP Discovery or CSV upload. An administrator can add a user and group by providing basic details through a web form. User...
NOTIFICATIONS Proofpoint Essentials allows organizations to localize and customize the content of end-user system emails including the welcome email, password reset email and the quarantine digest. Content can be localized for the following languages:...
Channel Admins and Organization Admins can change the contents of the default Proofpoint Essentials notifications emails as they would desire to be. These notifications emails are user's "WELCOME", "PASSWORD RESET" and "DIGESt". CHANNEL ADMINS: ...
ENABLE ACTIVE DIRECTORY SYNC If you have Active Directory located on your premises, you can use Proofpoint Essentials Active Directory Sync option to add and automatically sync user accounts and groups between environments. Before you begin, you ...
DOMAINS Every Internet email address includes a domain, which specifies where mail should be sent. For instance, the address joe@mycompany.com directs a message to the user Joe in the domain mycompany.com. In order for a domain to receive filtering fr...
NOTE: This knowledgebase does not address misclassifications (i.e. Spam that got through or desired email that got caught) as there is a separate knowledgebase article for that. The Proofpoint Essentials Support Team will need specific details in or...
Proofpoint Essentials have implemented logic into our engines to help deal with the recent Dridex campaigns in which emails contain macro enabled attachments. This could cause some legitimate outbound emails to be marked and quarantined as spam. I...
BRANDING Strategic and Channel Partners have the ability to brand the user interface, welcome emails and quarantine digest with a custom logo and a specific header color. Strategic and channel administrators can only brand their own site. For example:...
If your IP is listed on SORBS, please follow the steps below to address your IP listing. The process to de-list your IP from SORBS is found on their SUPPORT PAGE [HTTP://WWW.US.SORBS.NET/CONTACT/SUPPORTREQ.SHTML]. NOTE: One thing to note is that you n...
ACTIVE DIRECTORY (LDAP DISCOVERY) The preferred method of user synchronization is via LDAP Discovery using Proofpoint Essentials' Active Directory connector module. This allows the Proofpoint Essentials Platform to import: * Active users (including...
CSV UPLOAD This import option allows companies to provision users by loading a Comma-Separated Values (CSV) file. The file can contain a first name, last name, primary STMP address and aliases for all users. Only strategic andchannel administrat...
Although Proofpoint by default quarantines emails with a Javascript (.js) attachment you can override this by creating a filter as shown below below: If Recipient Address IS (you can add multiples and separate with comma or semi-colon) And Attachmen...