Creating / Changing a Digest Sets Definition

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This guide describes the process of how Administrators can create or change a Digest Sets definition.

 

Prerequisites

 

To create or change a definition you must:

  • Be logged on to the Mimecast Administration Console.
  • Have access to the relevant Gateway menu item for the definition being created or changed.

 

Creating / Changing a Digest Sets Definition

 

To create / change a Digest Sets definition:

  1. Open the Gateway Policy Editor.
  2. Select the Definitions drop down. A list of the definition types is displayed.
  3. Select the Digest Sets definition type from the list. The list of definitions is displayed.
  4. Either select the:
    • Policy to be changed.
    • New button to create a definition.
  5. Complete the page as follows:

    FieldDescription
    DescriptionEnter some descriptive text to make it easy to identify what the definition is being used for.
    Hold Digest Spam Policy

    If selected, the Digest Set is applied to inbound emails if they trigger a Spam Scanning definition.

    Hold Digest Attachment PolicyIf selected, the Digest Set is applied to inbound emails if they trigger an Attachment Management definition.
    Hold Digest Content PolicyIf selected, the Digest Set is applied to inbound emails if they trigger a Content Examination definition.
    Send Hold Digest at <hour>Specify the digest set's time intervals. The time is based on the local time of your Mimecast account. If there is a requirement for different user groups to have different frequencies, multiple digest sets should be created. The following table shows the time zone for each of the Mimecast data centers.
    Data CenterTime Zone
    EUGreenwich Mean Time (GMT) / British Summer Time (BST)
    USEastern Standard Time (EST) / Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
    ZASouth Africa Standard Time (SAST)
    ZAAustralia Eastern Standard Time (AEST)
    OffShoreGreenwich Mean Time (GMT) / British Summer Time (BST)
    Send Hold Digest on <day>Specify the days of the week for the digest set.
  6. Select the Save and Exit button. The definition can now be added to a Digest Sets policy.

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