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The Symantec Messaging Gateway 10.5: Administration course is designed to provide you with the fundamental knowledge to configure and administer the Symantec Messaging Gateway. This three-day, instructor-led, hands-on class covers how to install, configure, and administer Messaging Gateway.

By the end of this course, you will be able to configure and use Symantec Messaging Gateway 10.5.
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. 

Introduction to Messaging Gateway 10.5

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

Installation and Configuration

•        Installation Prerequisites

•        Symantec Messaging Gateway Virtual Edition

•        Installing Symantec Messaging Gateway

•        Configuring Symantec Messaging Gateway

•        Overview of Symantec Messaging Gateway Control Center


Protocols Settings

•        Address Masquerading

•        Aliases

•        Domains

•        Invalid Recipients

•        Settings


Adaptive Reputation Management

•        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


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


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


Content Filtering Policy

•        Content Tab

•        Content Filtering Scanning

•        Setting up Content Filtering Scanning

•        Creating a Content Filtering Policy

•        Using Content Filtering Policies for Structured Data Matching

•        Content Filtering Settings

•        Introduction to Content Filtering Incident Management

•        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

•        Simulation: SMG Content Encryption


Managing User and Host Configuration

•        Administration Tab

•        Managing Users

•        Managing Hosts

•        Hands-On Labs: Manage users, use utilities, download diagnostics package to desktop 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

Leveraging Network Prevent for Email

•        Introducing Symantec Network Prevent for Email

•        Network Prevent for Email delivery modes

•        Failure behavior with Network Prevent for Email

•        How to resolve delivery queue backups

•        Configure Network Prevent for Email settings in

Messaging Gateway

•        Simulation: Configure DLP Connect, Test the

•        Network Prevent for Email configuration



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  • How does a live-online class differ from a standard classroom delivery ?
  • What time do classes begin ?
  • Who will be my trainer?
  • How do I pay?
  • What are your cancellation & refund policy?

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Our live online classes are conducted in the same manner as our classroom classes, using the same manuals and lab equipment. Just as in our classroom classes, each online student is assigned a set of remote lab equipment including an ESXi host and various pre-configured Virtual machines, as the specific class they are attending requires. The students connect to the lab environment using Microsoft’s Remote Display Protocol (RDP) in order to perform the lab exercises. The vast majority of our online students find the class experience equivalent to or better than a classroom delivered class.

All our trainers are Symantec Certified Instructors. Our representative will share trainer profile once you start talking to our team.

We accept all modes of payment. If you are being nominated by your organization, your organization need to release PO before the course start date. If you are an individual you can pay through credit / debit cards, online transfer (RTGS/NEFT) to our account 7 days prior to the course start date.

  • In a highly unlikely event of cancellation of batch from our end, we shall refund 100% that is paid by you. If client choose to cancel for any reasons, below is the terms.
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration 5 or more calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – No cancellation charges
  • If you cancel or reschedule your registration less than 5 calendar days before the scheduled start date of the class – cancellation charges 100% of the course fee
  • If you do not show up for the event, or cancel on the day of the event - cancellation charges 100% of the course fee

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