If you do not enable antispam functionality during the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server (FPE) installation, and you later want to enable it, you can enable it through the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server Administrator Console or by using the Forefront Management Shell to enter Windows PowerShell commands.
Until antispam functionality is enabled, any changes that you make to the antispam settings with the user interface will not work.
Enabling spam filtering
In the FPE Administrator Console Policy Management view, in the tree, expand Antispam, and then click Configure.
In the Antispam - Configure pane, click the Enable Antispam Filtering button.
Use the following Windows PowerShell command to enable antispam functionality:
Set-FseSpamFiltering -enabled $true
For more information about using Windows PowerShell in FPE, see Using Windows PowerShell.
|To run this command on an Edge server, you must be a Local Administrator. To run this command on a Hub server, you must be an Exchange Administrator.|
|After enabling spam filtering, you must stop and restart the Microsoft Exchange Transport service for the setting to take effect.|
Enabling updating for the antispam engine
After you enable spam filtering, you will also need to enable updating for the Cloudmark™ antispam engine. For information on enabling updates, refer to Configuring and scheduling updates.
Disabling spam filtering
Spam filtering can be disabled by clicking the Disable Antispam Filtering button in the Antispam – Configure pane of the Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server Administrator Console.
You may also use the following Windows PowerShell command to disable FPE antispam functionality:
Set-FseSpamFiltering -enabled $false