With email protection, you can manage email routing and relay and protect domains and mail servers. You can specify SMTP/S, POP/S, and IMAP/S policies with spam and malware checks, data protection, and email encryption.

Note MTA mode is available only in Sophos Firewall XG 105, Cyberoam CR25iNG, Sophos UTM SG105, and higher models.

SMTP deployment mode

You can configure XG Firewall in the following modes:

  • MTA mode: Acts as mail transfer agent (MTA), routing and relaying emails. Shows emails waiting to be delivered and mail logs.
  • Legacy mode: Acts as transparent mail proxy that forwards emails.