Export (0) Print
Expand All
Expand Minimize
This topic has not yet been rated - Rate this topic

Set-AttachmentFilterListConfig

 

Applies to: Exchange Server 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2014-01-11

This cmdlet is available or effective only on an Edge Transport server.

Use the Set-AttachmentFilterListConfig cmdlet to modify the configuration of the Attachment Filtering agent on Edge Transport servers.

Set-Attachmentfilterlistconfig [-Action <Reject | Strip | SilentDelete>] [-AdminMessage <String>] [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-DomainController <Fqdn>] [-ExceptionConnectors <MultiValuedProperty>] [-RejectResponse <String>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

This example modifies the action that the Attachment Filtering agent takes on an attachment that matches an entry on the attachment filter list so that both the email message and attachment aren't delivered to the recipient, and an NDR is sent to the sender.

Set-AttachmentFilterListConfig -Action Reject

On Edge Transport servers, the Attachment Filtering agent blocks attachments in messages based on the content type or the file name of the attachment. The configuration of the Attachment Filtering agent determines how messages that contain the specified attachments are processed.

You need to be assigned permissions before you can run this cmdlet. Although all parameters for this cmdlet are listed in this topic, you may not have access to some parameters if they're not included in the permissions assigned to you. To see what permissions you need, see the "Anti-spam features - Edge Transport" entry in the Anti-Spam and Anti-Malware Permissions topic.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

Action

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Directory.SystemConfiguration.FilterActions

The Action parameter specifies how the Attachment Filtering agent handles an attachment that matches an entry on the attachment filter list. The default value is Reject. You can use one of the following values:

  • Reject   This value prevents both the email message and attachment from being delivered to the recipient and issues a non-delivery report (NDR) to the sender.

  • Strip   This value removes the offending attachment from the email message and allows the message and other attachments that don't match an entry on the attachment filter list through. A notification that the attachment was removed is added to the email message.

  • SilentDelete   This value prevents both the email message and the attachment from being delivered to the recipient. No notification that the email message and attachment were blocked is sent to the sender.

AdminMessage

Optional

System.String

The AdminMessage parameter specifies the content of a text file that replaces attachments removed by the Attachment Filtering agent. The AdminMessage parameter only appears when the Attachment Filtering agent is configured to remove an attachment that's been identified as bad.

Confirm

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The Confirm switch causes the command to pause processing and requires you to acknowledge what the command will do before processing continues. You don't have to specify a value with the Confirm switch.

DomainController

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.Fqdn

The DomainController parameter specifies the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain controller that writes this configuration change to Active Directory.

ExceptionConnectors

Optional

Microsoft.Exchange.Data.MultiValuedProperty

The ExceptionConnectors parameter specifies a list of connectors that should be excluded from attachment filtering. Attachment filters aren't applied to email messages received through these connectors. You must use the connector GUID to specify the ExceptionConnectors parameter value.

RejectResponse

Optional

System.String

The RejectResponse parameter specifies the message body that you want delivered in the NDR to senders whose messages contain an attachment that's blocked. The RejectResponse parameter is required only if you set the Action parameter to Reject. Don't exceed 240 characters in the parameter argument. When you pass an argument, you must enclose the RejectResponse parameter value in quotation marks (") if the phrase contains spaces, for example: "Message rejected". The default setting is Message rejected due to unacceptable attachments.

WhatIf

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

The WhatIf switch instructs the command to simulate the actions that it would take on the object. By using the WhatIf switch, you can view what changes would occur without having to apply any of those changes. You don't have to specify a value with the WhatIf switch.

To see the input types that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Input Type field for a cmdlet is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t accept input data.

To see the return types, which are also known as output types, that this cmdlet accepts, see Cmdlet Input and Output Types. If the Output Type field is blank, the cmdlet doesn’t return data.

 
Did you find this helpful?
(1500 characters remaining)
Thank you for your feedback
Show:
© 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.