Email Security – Ironport

The University of Manitoba is using a new email security and SPAM quarantine solution, IronPort, with its new email system Exchange.  IronPort email security appliances are touted as “the most sophisticated systems available today,” and the new environment will serve to simplify and strengthen email delivery mechanisms.


The IronPort interface provides many features including quarantine notifications by email, a web interface accessible through the URL provided in the email, and user-generated safe and block lists.

See below for the current rules that will be applied to incoming mail.

   Iron Port
 Anti-virus rules - infected message  Drop attachment and replace with text message
 Max message size to scan  150MB
 Max # of recipients per email  650
 Max # of emails per 24 hr period  500
 Block/Allow Lists  See FAQs
 Junkmail Reports  Delivered weekly from

Click here for instructions on how to check your SPAM quarantine

Click here for instructions on how to check your email quota in Outlook 2010

Click here to login to your SPAM quarantine

Click here for a list of FAQs

Click here for a video tour of the new U of M SPAM quarantine solution - IronPort

NOTE: the Classic email system is still active and has it's own SPAM filter. If you need more information on the Classic Email System, click here.


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