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End-of-Sale for Models 100 and 200

As of October 4th, 2020, all new sales for models 100 and 200 of the Barracuda Email Security Gateway have ceased. Renewals of software subscriptions are still available.

How Spam Scoring Works

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As a message passes through the last of all of the defense layers, it is scored for spam probability. This score ranges from 0 (definitely not spam) to 10 or higher (definitely spam). Based on this score, the Barracuda Email Security Gateway either tags (inbound messages only), quarantines, blocks or allows (or sends, for outbound) the message.

After you have more experience with the Barracuda Email Security Gateway, you can adjust how aggressively the system deals with spam. For example, you may decide to tag (inbound only) or quarantine spam instead of blocking it. For details on the spam scoring limits of your Barracuda Email Security Gateway, click Help on the BASIC > Spam Checking page.

On the Barracuda Email Security Gateway 400 or higher you can set the spam scoring values on a per-domain basis, and these scoring values take precedence over the global spam scoring settings. On the Barracuda Email Security Gateway 600 and higher, spam scoring can be set on a per-user basis (inbound only), from the DOMAINS tab. For more information about per-domain settings, see Creating and Managing Domains. For more about per-user settings, see Creating and Managing Accounts.