Creating or editing a match list

Article:HOWTO82497  |  Created: 2012-11-30  |  Updated: 2014-06-25  |  Article URL
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Creating or editing a match list

Mail Security provides some preconfigured match lists that you can use with content filtering rules and the File Name Rule file filtering rule. You can also create your own match list or modify an existing match list. Match lists support literal strings, DOS wildcard-style expressions, or regular expressions.

See About match lists

To create or edit a match list

  1. In the console on the primary navigation bar, click Policies.

  2. In the sidebar under Content Enforcement, click Match Lists.

  3. Do one of the following:

    Create a match list

    In the sidebar under Tasks, click New match list.

    Edit an existing match list

    In the content area under Match Lists, select the list that you want to edit, and then in the sidebar under Tasks, click Edit match list.

  4. In the New Match List window, in the Title box, type a name for the match list.

    You can only configure the title when you create a new match list.

  5. In the Description box, type a description for the match list.

  6. In the Match Type box, select one of the following:

  7. In the Filter box, type a literal string, regular expression, or DOS wildcard-style expression.

    Enter one expression per line. You can link several regular expressions to form a larger one to match certain content in email.

  8. Click OK.

  9. On the toolbar, click Deploy changes to apply your changes.

    See Deploying settings and changes to a server or group

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