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Enabling or disabling Sender Policy Framework (SPF) in Trend Micro Email Security (TMEMS)

    • Updated:
    • 11 Nov 2021
    • Product/Version:
    • Trend Micro Email Security
    • Trend Micro Email Security
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Summary

Trend Micro Email Security allows you to add SPF settings to validate an inbound message comes from an authorized IP address before delivering email to the recipient.

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To enable SPF:

  1. Go to Inbound Protection > Domain-based Authentication > Sender Policy Framework (SPF).

    SPF

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  2. Click Add.

    Add Button

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  3. Select a specific recipient domain from the Managed domain drop-down list.

    Managed Domains

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  4. Tick Enable SPF to enable SPF check in TMEMS.

    Enable SPF

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  5. If you would like to insert an X-Header into email messages, click on the checkbox.

    Insert Header type

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  6. Under Actions, select the action to take based on the SPF check result. You can also choose to tag the subject and send notification for the message that fails SPF check.

    Actions section

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  7. Under Tag and Notify, customize the tag and select Do not tag digitally signed messages.

    Tang and Notify

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  8. Under Ignored Peers, you can optionally add domain, IP address or CIDR block for senders you would like to disregard from SPF checking.

    Ignored Peers

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  9. Click Add to save changes.

    Add

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  1. Go to Inbound Protection > Domain-based Authentication > Sender Policy Framework (SPF).

    Sender Policy Framework

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  2. Navigate to the SPF rule. There are two ways for you to disable the rule:
    • From the Status column, click on the check icon (this should turn to an X icon when status is disabled)

      SPF Status

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    • Click on the rule and uncheck the Enable SPF checkbox then click Save to submit changes.

      Disable SPF

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