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SMTP-Proxy: Greeting Rules

The proxy examines the initial HELO/EHLO responses when the SMTP session is initialized. The default rules for the SMTP-Incoming proxy action make sure that packets with greetings that are too long, or include characters that are not correct or expected, are denied. You can add, delete, or modify rules.

  1. In the SMTP Proxy Action configuration, select Greeting Rules.

Screen shot of the SMTP Edit Proxy Action page, Greeting Rules settings
SMTP Proxy Action Greeting Rules in Fireware Web UI

Screen shot of the SMTP Proxy Action Configuration dialog box, Greeting Rules page
SMTP Proxy Action Greeting Rules in Policy Manager

  1. Configure the rule action.
    For more information, see Add, Change, or Delete Rules.
  2. To change settings for another category in this proxy, see the topic for that category.
  3. Save the configuration.

If you modified a predefined proxy action, when you save the changes you are prompted to clone (copy) your settings to a new action.

For more information on predefined proxy actions, see About Proxy Actions.

See Also

About the SMTP-Proxy

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