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Block email from a country

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Respected Contributor

Can MCAS be used to block emails from specific countries? if not what other approaches should be considered.

2 Replies
best response confirmed by Dean Gross (Respected Contributor)
Solution

@Dean Gross 

 

Hi, this is more a mail flow function than MCAS.  You can set this in the Exchange Admin Center under Protection > Spam Filter > International Spam as below.

 

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Thanks, that is what I was thinking also, but I just wanted to make sure that I was not missing out on another option that could provide an additional layer of protection.