IRONPORT icon   Ironport – Strip DisplayName from the From header

Yesterday I came across a request in which for a group of email users, the display name must be removed when sending to recipients outside the organization.

Concretely, those whose email is in format  (where XXXX are digits) must be “anonymized”. For example:

When certain of those users sends an email to an internal recipient, the header from should … Read more

IRONPORT icon   Ironport – Schedule automation scripts on Windows

On a previous post I explained how to Automate Ironport commands / scripts from Windows. At the end of the post I suggested configuring the task scheduler to execute a bat script, for example, to save a backup copy of the configuration… So, here we go!

Example 1: Simple configuration backup via email

Assuming all the necessary preparations … Read more

IRONPORT icon   Ironport – Automate commands / scripts from Linux

In a previous post (Linux: SSH connection without password (RSA public-key) I showed the way to configure a non-interactive SSH connection from-to a Linux system.

If the target system is a Ironport ESA device, the configuration is almost the same (generation of the key pair and configuration of the private one). But to install the new public key on … Read more

IRONPORT icon   Ironport – Automate commands / scripts from Windows

In another post we saw the way to configure a SSH connection to Linux without password via public/private key. To allow SSH connection without interaction (without password) to Cisco Ironport ESA (Email Security Appliance) from a Windows machine is a bit different. These are the different steps:

Generate public/private keys

To generate the keys, we will use Puttygen (PuTTY Key Read more