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

 

To set up Journaling:

  1. Log on to the Connect Application.
  2. Navigate to the Archive | Set up Journaling menu item.
  3. Click on the Start button.
  4. External configuration tasks are required to continue setting up Journaling. Click on the relevant item below for further details, depending on your type of exchange:
While your journaling setup is being validated, a summary page is displayed. Once the validation is complete, you are notified. If you've completed all the Connect tasks, a summary screen is displayed of the process.

Office 365

 

If you're 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. When you're ready, click on the Confirm button in the Connect Application.
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On Premise / Hybrid / MSP

 

If you're using archiving, you'll need to set up 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:
    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. When you're ready, click on the Confirm button in the Connect Application.
    See the On Premise / Hybrid / MSP Journaling page for further information.

G Suite

 

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

 

To set up G Suite journaling:

  1. Log on to the Google Admin Console.
  2. Create a new mail route that uses our journaling smart hosts, as listed in the Connect Application. See the Add Mail Routes for Advanced Gmail Delivery page in the Google Help for more information on configuration.
  3. Create a new routing policy to journal your messages. Visit the "Configuring a G-Suite Routing Policy" section in the Configuring Journaling for G Suite page for details.
  4. Configure the policy to:
    • Affect all messages.
    • Use the previously configured Mimecast outbound hosts as the route.
    • Use your journaling email address, displayed below, as an 'Envelope recipient'.
  5. When you're ready, click on the Confirm button in the Connect Application. 

 

See Also...

 

Journaling 

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