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About the Antispam Profiles Page

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

Use the Antispam Profiles page to view and manage antispam profiles. An antispam profile is used to examine transmitted e-mail messages to identify e-mail spam by using a constantly updated spam block list.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • Create an antispam profile. See Add an Antispam Profile.

  • Edit an antispam profile. See Edit an Antispam Profile.

  • Delete an antispam profile. See Delete Antispam Profile.

  • Clone an antispam profile. See Clone an Antispam Profile

  • View the details of an antispam profile—To do this, select the antispam profile for which you want to view the details and follow the available options:

    • Click More and select Detailed View.

    • Right-click on the selected antispam profile and select Detailed View.

    • Mouse over to the left of the selected antispam profile and click Detailed View.

  • Advanced search for antispam profiles. To do this, use the search text box present above the table grid. The search includes the logical operators as part of the filter string. In the search text box, when you hover over the icon, it displays an example filter condition. When you start entering the search string, the icon indicates whether the filter string is valid or not.

    For an advanced search:

    1. Enter the search string in the text box.

      Based on your input, a list of items from the filter context menu appears.

    2. Select a value from the list and then select a valid operator based on which you want to perform the advanced search operation.


      Press Spacebar to add an AND operator or OR operator to the search string. Press backspace at any point of time while entering a search criteria, only one character is deleted.

    3. Press Enter to display the search results in the grid.

  • Filter the antispam profiles based on select criteria. To do this, select the filter icon at the top right-hand corner of the antispam profiles table. The columns in the grid change to accept filter options. Type the filter options; the table displays only the data that fits the filtering criteria.

  • Show or hide columns in the antispam profiles table. To do this, click the Show Hide Columns icon in the top right corner of the antispam profiles table and select the options you want to view or deselect the options you want to hide on the page.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 describes the fields on the Antispam Profiles page.

Table 1: Fields on the Antispam Profiles Page




Name of the antispam profile.

Sophos Blocklist

Indicates whether Sophos Blocklist is enabled (server-based filtering) or disabled (local filtering).


Action to be taken when spam is detected.

Custom Tag

Custom-defined tag that identifies an e-mail message as spam.