by Hoala Greevy Founder CEO of Paubox
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Configure Paubox Spam Filtering with Exchange Admin Center

by Hoala Greevy Founder CEO of Paubox

Using Transport Rules to Configure Spam Email filtering for Office 365 and Paubox

Using the Office 365 Exchange Admin Center, it’s possible to configure Spam Email Filtering for all users in an Office 365 environment.

This would apply to customers using Office 365 for their email platform and Paubox as their HIPAA compliant email solution.

Here’s how to do it.

See Also: How Does Paubox’s Spam Filtering Feature Work?

Create an Office 365 Transport Rule to Filter Spam Emails Based on Paubox Header Information

  1. Login to the Office 365 Exchange Admin Center using Admin-level credentials.
  2. Click Mail Flow then Rules
    Using Exchange Admin Center to Configure Spam Email Filtering for Office 365 - Paubox
  3. Click + and then select Create a new rule…
    Using Exchange Admin Center to Configure Spam Email Filtering for Office 365 - Paubox
  4. In the proceeding pop-up window, name the rule Paubox Bulk Email then click More options…
    Using Exchange Admin Center to Configure Bulk Email Filtering for Office 365 - Paubox
  5. Under *Apply this rule if…, select A message header… > includes any of these words.
    Using Exchange Admin Center to Configure Spam Email Filtering for Office 365 - Paubox
  6. Next click Enter text…, type Subject, then click OK
    Configure Paubox Spam Filtering with Exchange Admin Center
  7. Now click Enter words…, type Subject: *****SPAM***** and click +. You must click the + button for the entry to take effect.
    Configure Paubox Spam Filtering with Exchange Admin Center
  8. You should see a screen similar to the one below. Next click OK.
    Configure Paubox Spam Filtering with Exchange Admin Center
  9. Under Do the following… select Modify the message properties.. > set the spam confidence level (SCL)
    Configure Paubox Spam Filtering with Exchange Admin Center
  10. On the next screen, set the Specify SCL drop-down box to 9 and click OK.
    Configure Paubox Spam Filtering with Exchange Admin Center
  11. Your screen should look similar to the one below. Next click Save.
    Configure Paubox Spam Filtering with Exchange Admin Center

Congratulations! You have successfully used the Office 365 Exchange Admin Panel to send emails identified as spam by Paubox directly to your end users’ respective Junk Mail folders.

Configure Paubox Spam Filtering with Exchange Admin Center