Mimecast Web Security: Configuring Your Gateway

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The Mimecast Web Security feature guards against malicious activity initiated by user action or by malware at the server level, or frontline layer of the web. It works by blocking access to business inappropriate websites, based on configured policies and features.


This guide outlines how to configure your gateway to use the Mimecast servers, per your vendor instructions.


Configuring Your Gateway


To enable Mimecast Web Security, you will need to know the IP address of your Mimecast server as displayed in the administration console.

  1. Log on to the Administration Console.
  2. Click on the Administration menu item. A drop down menu is displayed.
  3. Click on the Web Security | Certificate and DNS Setup menu item.
  4. Click on the DNS tab. The IP addresses of Mimecast Gateway's  primary and secondary servers are displayed.
  5. Click on the Check Configuration button to test your configuration. If your configuration is successful, the following dialog is displayed:DNS Configuration test