Library items tagged: email

Once you have the appropriate certificate credit on your organisation's Certificate Service account, you can proceed and request the required S/MIME email certificate, by clicking on the 'Request Certificate' tab in the JCS portal. The following steps apply: Request Certificate 1. Is the certificate for a primary or secondary school? Note: S/MIME certificates are not available for school owned domains.
Version: 3 Issued: July 2016 Reference: GEN-DOC-007 (previously published as PB/INFO/081) Author: A. Cormack Last Reviewed Date: 07/07/2016 A number of Janet connected organisations have asked whether they are permitted to allocate email addresses under their ‘organisation.ac.uk’ domain to former students (alumni). This factsheet discusses the issues this is likely to raise.
The following notes provide some hints and tips about the use of e-mail. They cover the content and format of e-mails, sending and receiving attachments, courtesy and general housekeeping tips. Common Courtesy Always consider the feelings of recipients when composing e-mails. Good manners are also important when dealing with incoming e-mail. E-mail should be read at least once a day if possible. If users are away for long periods, try to let people know.
Open relays allow any combination of origin and destination address, and are frequently abused by advertisers and others to distribute UBE. This will usually overload an organisation's mail server, affecting its ability to handle legitimate mail, and often leaves the organisation with a flood of complaints and error messages to deal with. Sites that are frequently abused as relays may be added to blacklists used by many network operators and ISPs to reject all e-mail and other traffic. Advice on preventing relaying is available from the MAPS website:
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UK Legislation RFCs Related products and services Message filtering UBE suppression Related Janet documents Other documents UK legislation: Human Rights Act 1998 Data Protection Act 1998
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Interacting with the filters Testing your filters Additional information Bad and good source IP addresses Virus checking Dropping binary Windows® executables at the gateway
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Route using Mail eXchanger (MX) records Route using A records Route to a specific host Notes for Non-local MX 1. Route using Mail eXchanger (MX) records (This option is illustrated in the section Setting up the Janet Mailer Shield.)
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Inbound relay What you need to do What Janet will do Outbound relay What you need to do What Janet will do Additional features Inbound relay
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​Mailer shield service – closing November 2018 Following the annual review of the mailer shield service, we consider this service to be no longer capable of scaling to adequately protect the size of email services that are implemented in the current environment. Therefore, the decision has been made to withdraw the service from 30th November 2018 and we will no longer be accepting new applications.
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Mailer shield service – closing November 2018 Following the annual review of the mailer shield service, we consider this service to be no longer capable of scaling to adequately protect the size of email services that are implemented in the current environment.