Connect Application: Setting Up Your Journaling

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Applies To...

 

  • New clients connecting with Mimecast using the Connect Application. If you are not using the Connect Application, click here.
  • Customers using Mimecast for archiving their messages.

 

Setting Up Your Journaling

 

How you set up your journaling depends on the type of exchange you are using. Click on the relevant item from the list below:

Whilst your journaling setup is being validated, a summary page is displayed. Once the validation is complete, you are informed. If you have completed all the Connect tasks, a summary screen is displayed of the process.

Office 365

 

If you are using archiving, you'll need to set up Office 365 journaling. This ensures your Mimecast archive has a full and complete record of all mail sent.

 

To set up Office 365 journaling:

  1. Click on the Archive | Set Up Journaling menu item.
  2. Click on the Start button. Your journaling email address is displayed.
  3. Create a Journal Rule in the Office 365 Exchange Admin Center, with the specified journal email address. See the Office 365 Journaling article for further details.
  4. Create an Office 365 Journaling Connector in the Office 365 Exchange Admin Center, to route emails to your hosts. See the Office 365 Journaling article for further details.
  5. Click on the Confirm button.
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On Premise / Hybrid / MSP

 

If you are using archiving, you'll need to setup On Premise / Hybrid Exchange journaling. This ensures your Mimecast archive has a full and complete record of all mail sent.

 

To set up On Premise / Hybrid journaling:

  1. Click on the Archive | Set Up Journaling menu item.
  2. Click on the Start button.
  3. Add any public IP addresses you use to send emails for each IP address:
    Your outbound IP addresses are automatically included.
    1. Click on the Add IP Addresses button.
    2. Enter the IP address and mask in the field displayed.
    3. Click on the Add button. The IP address is added to the list.
  4. Click the Next button.
  5. Set up your exchange journaling:
    See the On Premise / Hybrid / MSP Journaling page for further information.
    1. Create an Exchange Contact as the destination address for your journal email using the address provided.
    2. Create an Send Connector to route email to the journal contact, to the displayed journaling smart hosts.
    3. Create a Journal Rule with the specified journal email address.
  6. Click on the Confirm button.

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