Symantec Messaging Gateway 10.6: Administration Workshop

Course Description

The Symantec Messaging Gateway 10.6: Administration
course is designed to provide you with the fundamental
knowledge to configure and administer the Symantec
Messaging Gateway. This two-day, instructor-led, handson
class covers how to install, configure, and administer
Messaging Gateway.

Delivery Method



Two days

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to configure
and use Symantec Messaging Gateway 10.6.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for anyone responsible for
configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Symantec
Messaging Gateway.


You must have a working knowledge of Windows server
operating systems and commands, as well as email
infrastructure and security concepts.


This course is intended for anyone responsible for
configuring, maintaining, and troubleshooting Symantec
Messaging Gateway.


Introduction to Messaging Gateway 10.6

• Background to Email Scanning
• Introducing Symantec Messaging Gateway
• Key Features
• Symantec Messaging Gateway Architecture
• Symantec Messaging Gateway Deployment

Installation and Basic Configuration

• Installation Prerequisites
• Symantec Messaging Gateway Virtual Edition
• Installing Symantec Messaging Gateway
• Configuring Symantec Messaging Gateway
• Overview of Symantec Messaging Gateway Control
• Address Masquerading
• Aliases
• Domains
• Invalid Recipients
• Settings

Prevent unwanted email with Adaptive Reputation

• Reputation tab
• How Global IP Reputation Works
• Configuring Bad Senders Policies
• Configuring Connection Classification
• Configuring Good Senders Policies
• Introducing Fastpass
• Using Reputation Tools
• Hands-On Labs: Enable directory harvest attack
recognition, enable and configure fastpass, configure
connection classification, verify sender group, use IP
reputation lookup tool

Prevent Spam with Anti-Spam Policies

• Spam Tab
• Email Spam Policy
• Introducing Bounce Attack Prevention
• Modify Spam Quarantine Settings
• Scan Settings
• Configure Sender Authentication
• Hands-On Labs: Test an inbound spam policy, test an
inbound suspected spam policy, enable and configure
bounce attack prevention, verify bounce attack prevention
configuration, create a spam policy that quarantines spam,
enable and test DKIM feature

Prevent Malware with Anti-Malware Policies

• Malware Tab
• Email Malware Policy
• Disarm Technology
• LiveUpdate Settings
• Scan Settings
• Suspect Virus Settings
• Hands-On Labs: Test an inbound virus policy, test an
inbound suspected virus policy, test unscannable virus
policy, test encrypted attachment virus policy, configure
LiveUpdate, configure virus scan settings

Prevent data leakage with Content Filtering Policies

• Content Tab
• Content Filtering Scanning
• Setting up Content Filtering Scanning
• Creating a Content Filtering Policy
• Using Content Filtering Policies for Structured Data
• Content Filtering Settings
• Introduction to Content Filtering Incident
• Hands-On Labs: Setup content filtering policy,
create content filtering policy for structured data
matching, create an informational incident, create a
quarantine incident, run content filtering expunger,
test strip matching attachment lists action, test strip
matching attachments action

Advanced Configuration (Part 1): Managing User and
Host Configuration

• Administration Tab
• Managing Users
• Managing Hosts
• Hands-On Labs: Manage users, use utilities,
download diagnostics package to desktop
Advanced Configuration (Part 2): Managing Control
Center Settings
• Configuring Alerts
• Manage Certificates
• Configuring Control Center Settings
• Manage Directory Integration
• Managing Other Control Center Settings
• Hands-On Labs: Create a certificate, configure
local logging, run a report, add a directory data
source, enable and test invalid recipient handling,
enable address resolution, edit advanced settings for
a directory data source, configure SMTP
authentication, configure advanced authentication
mail settings

Introduction to Symantec Network Protect for Email
& Content Analysis

• Introducing Symantec Network Prevent for Email
• Network Prevent for Email delivery modes
• Failure behavior with Network Prevent for Email
• Configure Network Prevent for Email settings in
Messaging Gateway
• Overview of Content Analysis for Email