Add an exception

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

To add an exception, do as follows:

  1. Go to Email > Policies and exceptions and click Add an exception.
  2. Enter a name.
  3. Select the security checks to skip.
    OptionDescription
    Spam protection
    • RBL
    • Anti-spam
    • Greylisting
    • Recipient verification
    • IP reputation
    • RDNS/HELO
    • SPF
    • BATV
    Malware protection
    • Malware
    • Sandstorm
    Other
    • Data protection
    • File protection
    • Encryption
    • Banner addition
    • DKIM signing
    • DKIM verification
    Note To exempt a sender's emails from BATV check, enter the sender's email address in Sender addresses and Recipient addresses.
  4. Select the objects to which you apply the exception.
    OptionDescription
    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 (abc@example.com) or a wildcard (*@example.com).
    Recipient addresses Enter an email address (abc@example.com) or a wildcard (*@example.com).
  5. Click Save.