How to block by IP address

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  • 22-Jul-2020
  • 22-Jul-2020


GWAVA (Secure Messaging Gateway)


Spam is coming in from specific IP's, how can these IP's be blocked?


To block email by IP address, do the following:

1) Login to the System admin. UI and go to the inbound mail filter policy.

2) From the Filters tab, drag down the one labeled 'IP address' to the work bench.


3) Click on the icon on the left of the IP address node to edit it:

4) Add the addresses that need to be blocked here.Wildcards may be used.

5) Click 'Ok' and then click on the 'save disk' icon on the top right. 

6) Grab the orange dot on the right side of the IP address node and drag it to the 'block' node.

They should now be linked.

7) If these need to be quarantined as well, drag the same orange dot to the quarantine node.

8) The name of the 'IP address' node can be changed by clicking on it and then typing a new name. Notes can also be added in the white space.

IP addresses listed in this node should now get blocked.