Add an exception

With exceptions, you can skip security checks for spam, malware, and data protection for specific sources, senders, and recipients.

  1. Go to Email > Policies and exceptions and click Add an exception.
  2. Enter a name.
  3. Select the security checks to skip.
    Spam protection
    • RBL
    • Anti-spam
    • Greylisting
    • Recipient verification
    • IP reputation
    • SPF
    Malware protection
    • Malware
    • Sandstorm
    • Data protection
    • File protection
    • Encryption
    • Banner addition
  4. Select the objects to apply the exception to.
    Sources or hosts Specify the source IP addresses or FQDNs.
    Note You don’t need to create an exception for localhost. By default, XG Firewall doesn’t scan emails for localhost.
    Sender addresses Enter an email address ( or a wildcard (*
    Recipient addresses Enter an email address ( or a wildcard (*
  5. Click Save.