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Email filter

This section describes how to configure FortiGate email filtering for IMAP, POP3, and SMTP email. Email filtering includes both spam filtering and filtering for any words or files you want to disallow in email messages. If your FortiGate unit supports SSL content scanning and inspection, you can also configure spam filtering for IMAPS, POP3S, and SMTPS email traffic.

The following topics are included in this section:

  • Email filter concepts
  • Enable email filtering
  • Configure email traffic types to inspect
  • Configure the spam action
  • Configure the tag location
  • Configure the tag format
  • Configuring an Email Filters
  • Configure local email filters
  • Email filter examples