Microsoft Exchange Server Intelligent Message Filter provides server-side message filtering, heuristics-based message analysis, and support for per-message spam confidence level ratings. Find out how you can reduce spam while improving productivity and trimming costs by exploring the resources listed on this page.
Note: The Exchange Intelligent Message Filter Update v1 download has been removed. A new version of this tool (Exchange Intelligent Message Filter Update v2) is available as part of Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 Service Pack 2.
Tired of spam? Reduce the number of junk e-mail messages that you receive by downloading Exchange Server SP2, which includes Exchange Intelligent Message Filter v2.
Starting with Exchange Server 2003 SP2, you can update your Intelligent Message Filter spam definitions using Microsoft Update. Updates are available twice per month. Read the Exchange Server Team Blog for more information about Intelligent Message Filter updates.
Read about operational tasks for working with version 2 of the Exchange Intelligent Message Filter, which installs with Exchange Server 2003 SP2. Topics of interest include the following: configuring and enabling, updating the filter, troubleshooting, and customizing.
Learn about key features such as topology and Microsoft SmartScreen technology.
Find out about values, normalization, mapping, and more by visiting the MSDN Library.
Review system configuration requirements and recommendations.
Read about the methods for reducing unsolicited commercial e-mail, also known as spam, as introduced by Microsoft Exchange Server 2003 with Service Pack 2 (SP2).
Read about some of the new message hygiene features of the Intelligent Message Filter, such as the Custom Weighting Feature, and obtaining filter updates through Microsoft Update.
Read this MSCEworld article to find out how to install and configure Intelligent Message Message filter.
Find out if you need to install one Exchange Server 2003 system to host the Exchange Intelligent Message Filter in this Windows IT Pro article (August 2004).
Download the Intelligent Message Filter Archive Manager and follow the screen shots to set up Intelligent Message Filter by reading this MSExchange.org article.
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