Knowledgebase : Spam
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The Proofpoint Essentials default Spam settings should be suitable for most situations, but there are cases where some manual influence can help the system in making better decisions.  For example, marketing newsletters can be problematic in that the engi...
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To add Proofpoint's 'Easy-spam-reporting disclaimer' footer to inbound mail, follow these simple steps: * When logged into the Proofpoint Essentials interface, click on the SPAM TAB under company or user settings (depending on which level you wish to e...
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Proofpoint Essentials does filter outbound email for SPAM. If a message is not delivered it will be recorded in the Email Logs and can be released to the intended recipient. Please note that similar messages of this nature are likely to be quarantined in ...
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Remember to enter/edit Page Settings (Summary text, Stage classification, tags) and Page Restrictions as required. OVERVIEW Google may route "internal" mail externally causing an issue with Proofpoint Essential's spoof protection. There are two options...
The Inbound sender DNS check option provides an additional layer of protection against spam and helps ensure that inbound messages that might not have a destination to bounce to are not allowed in. The proper step to address this is to get the sender to p...
WHAT IS BULK EMAIL? Email that is sent to a large list of recipients who have either directly or passively agreed to receive communications from the sender or senders. Proofpoint Essentials does not ordinarily quarantine legitimate bulk-email. In some c...
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Proofpoint Essentials is powered by Proofpoint’s MLX machine learning technology. This solution examines and filters millions of possible spam attributes in every email including message envelope headers and structure, email images, email sender reputatio...
SPAM SETTINGS Spam settings can be adjusted from the Spam tab under Company Settings. Most of these same settings can also be set from the Spam tab under each individual User (or Functional Account). The spam engine behavior is actually based on each ind...
HOW TO CONFIGURE PROOFPOINT ESSENTIALS SPAM STAMP FEATURE If this option is enabled, Proofpoint Essentials will still filter messages for spam. However, instead of moving suspected spam to the quarantine, a configurable text value (default: “***Spam***”...
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