OT: Exchange vs MS question
Denis.Beauchemin at USherbrooke.ca
Thu Nov 26 22:03:31 GMT 2009
Pete Russell a écrit :
> Easiest way is to buy an Exchange antispam/virus software. The
> complication you would add would offer little value compared to the
> If you have that many problems on your internal email network i would
> be looking to solve those than change the way exchange works. Why are
> your exchange users sending spam?
We don't have problems with our internal email network but we have
nonetheless scanned all internal and outgoing mail for many years
because we want to be part of the solution, not the problem.
Once in a while a PC gets infected and sends loads of spam and malware.
It it were to send directly to other internal users I think it could get
ugly real fast...
> Denis Beauchemin wrote:
>> Martin Hepworth a écrit :
>>> there aren't that many virus emails these days, most are drive-by
>>> web sites, so sending all you email for extra scanning seems to be a
>>> little over the top given the risk.
>>> The problem is still the PC and that's where you need the
>>> protection, not just gateway machines IMHO.
>> I know but I prefer to have multiple checks done with different
>> software. On my MS gateways I also scan for phishing, scam and more.
>> That's why I would like to route all emails to my MS boxes...
>> Most PCs are running McAfee; my MS gateways also run ClamAV, which
>> make them more valuable than running McAfee on the Exchange box also.
>>> 2009/11/26 Denis Beauchemin <Denis.Beauchemin at usherbrooke.ca
>>> <mailto:Denis.Beauchemin at usherbrooke.ca>>
>>> Hello all,
>>> We are considering deploying an Exchange 2010 server for our
>>> Outlook users. We were told that an email from one Exchange user
>>> to another Exchange user would be handled internally by Exchange,
>>> thus bypassing our MS servers.
>>> Is this true? If so, is there a way to configure Outlook and/or
>>> Exchange to force them to route all emails through our MS gateways?
>>> I'm asking because we are having problems virus-scanning emails
>>> wich McAfee on our current Exchange server (small workgroup) and
>>> the Exchange admins would like to rely on people's local antivirus
>>> software, which, I think, is a bad idea...
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