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How to setup Microsoft Office 365 in the Exchange Admin Center to support profilter for email delivery.


It is assumed you have already setup your profilter package and then you have configured profilter to deliver good emails (ham, i.e. not spam) to server address given to you by Microsoft.

It will look something like the below:

Solution:   This article has been deprecated 

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This article has been deprecated and replaced with a new article - Configuring Office365 to allow Profilter to work with Exchange Online Protection (EOP)

Configuring Office 365 to only allow email from Profilter (optional).

1. Login to your Office 365 account by going here:

2. Go to Mail flow > Rules.

3. Click on the + sign to add a new rule, and then click more options.

4. Name the rule:

Office 365 setup with profilter - Step 1

5. Choose the "The sender is located..." and "is external/internal" options:

Office 365 setup with profilter

6. Make the rule apply to senders that are "Outside the organization":

Office 365 setup with Profilter

7. Create an exception to this rule for all Profilter IPs, so that filtered email still gets through. 

Where it says "Except if..." select the "Sender's IP is in the range..." option and add each Profilter IP:


Office 365 setup with Profilter
All Profilter cluster IPs need to be added. To enter multiple IPs, click on the + button. 

See: The full list of Profilter IP addresses

8. Where it says "Do the following...", select the "Redirect the message to..." and "hosted quarantine" options:

  Warning: Newer versions of Office365 may not have this exact option.  You may need to choose "deliver the messages to the hosted quarantine" if available.


Office365 setup with Profilter
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