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Add an Antispam Profile

You are here: Security Services > UTM > Antispam Profiles.

To add an antispam profile:

  1. Click the add icon (+) on the upper right side of the Antispam Profiles page.

    The Create Antispam Profiles page appears.

  2. Complete the configuration according to the guidelines provided in Table 1.
  3. Click OK to save the changes. If you want to discard your changes, click Cancel.
Table 1: Fields on the Create Antispam Profiles Page



General Information


Enter a unique name for your antispam profile.

Sophos Blocklist

Enable this option to use server-based spam filtering. By default, this option is enabled.


If you disable this option, then local spam filtering is used.


Default Action

Select an option to be taken when a spam message is detected. The options available are:

  • Tag E-Mail Subject Line—Adds a custom string at the beginning of the subject of the e-mail.

  • Tag SMTP Header—Adds a custom string to the e-mail header.

  • Block E-Mail—Blocks the spam e-mail.

  • None—No action taken.

Custom Tag

Enter a custom string for identifying a message as spam. By default, the device uses ***SPAM***.