Enabling Exchange Recipient Filtering for SMTP Call Forward

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SMTP call forward is a form of Mimecast recipient validation. It makes a connection to your organization's Exchange server(s) to determine the validity of a recipient on an inbound email. Before this type of recipient validation can be used for an internal domain:

  • Anti-spam features must be installed.
  • Exchange recipient filtering must be enabled.

 

What You'll Need

 

  • Admin permissions to your organization's Exchange environment.

 

Walkthrough

 

Installing Anti-Spam Features on a Hub Transport Role Server

 

To enable Exchange recipient filtering, anti-spam features must be installed. The process differs according to the version of Exchange you have. See the relevant link below for full details:

 

Enabling Recipient Validation

 

The process to enable Exchange recipient filtering differs according to the version of Exchange you have. See the relevant link below for full details:

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