Sieve Sub-Address Policies

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The Sieve Sub Address Policy applies to inbound emails where the internal recipient address holds a Sieve Sub extension. These addresses may be rejected during the recipient validation check, which can be bypassed by configuring the Policy.

 

The Sieve Sub Address Policy is available only to customers utilizing our latest Gateway.

Benefits

Examples of email address with delimiters could be:

What you need

  • An Administrator Console logon with access to the Administration | Gateway | Policies menu item.

 

Creating a policy

 

To create a policy, follow the instructions in the Creating / Changing a Policy article, but using the following options:

 

OptionDescription
Policy NarrativeProvide a description for the Policy to allow you to easily identify it in the future.
Select Option

Specify whether to take no action, or one of the following actions:

ActionExampleDescription

Enable + delimiter recognition

user+sieve@domain.com

The Mimecast Gateway will ignore the Sieve Sub extension for the Inbound Check and policy processing but will deliver the item to the address that includes the Sieve Sub extension).

 

user--sieve@domain.com

The Mimecast Gateway will ignore the Sieve Sub extension for the Inbound Check and policy processing but will deliver the item to the address that includes the Sieve Sub extension).

Enable + delimiter recognition and removal

user--sieve@domain.com

The Mimecast Gateway will remove the Sieve Sub extension for the Inbound Check and policy processing and will deliver the item to the address minus the Sieve Sub extension).

Enable -- delimiter recognition and removal

user--sieve@domain.com

The Mimecast Gateway will remove the Sieve Sub extension for the Inbound Check and policy processing and will deliver the item to the address minus the Sieve Sub extension). The policy will only apply to messages addressed to internal addresses. An Everyone to Internal Policy is recommended provided that only one delimiter is used.

Definition required?

No

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