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    Email fitlering Software

    Hi

    Does anyone know any decent but cheap email filtering software for exchange 2003??

    Thanks

    Tim

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    Linux box running Postfix and SpamAssassin sat inbetween the Exchange box and the big bad outside world.

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    Linux box running Postfix and SpamAssassin sat inbetween the Exchange box and the big bad outside world.
    Sounds like a good plan. better still, rip out the exchange, its not really suitable for schools.

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    We use the free versions of http://www.gfi.com/mailsecurity/ and http://www.gfi.com/mes/

    These are GFI Mailsecurity and Mail Essentials. And we use the Exchange IMF for filtering. Been ok so far here.

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    For what Exchange costs this should come as standard.

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    By that logic for what Windows costs, it should come with Office as standard.

    Mind you, for what Linux costs, you do get Oo.org as standard.

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    Well, yes... quite right Geoff

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    By this store we should be paid to use all software.........

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    I use the exchagne IMF - Intelligent Message Filter free from MSFT Downloads. Also have Sophos Puremessage Anti-V & Anti-S on it and that helps as well.

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    Quote Originally Posted by CyberNerd
    Sounds like a good plan. better still, rip out the exchange, its not really suitable for schools.
    Eh?

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    I wondered the same if a school is a complete microsoft shop then the skills/time to learn/use *nix solutions is probably greater than the cost of implementing exchange anyway.

    Ben

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    Only in the short term.

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    Geoff, what version of linux would you recommend to a complete newbie for installing spamassasin on?

    I tried following some instructions for installing gentoo but i got an error saying kernel panic.

    I was hoping there was a fool proof way of installing linux somewhere out there.

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    @dezt

    I'd recommend you start with a VM image of Centos or Ubuntu server to practice on
    http://www.vmware.com/vmtn/appliances/directory/

    also look at MailScanner - it is built upon spamassassin with antivirus

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    Re: Email fitlering Software

    Try Policy Patrol - 30% discount for education... less than £600 for 1000 users and very good - have been trialling it for a month and seen my spam almost disappear. http://www.policypatrol.com/Email-Filter.htm

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