FortiCarrier Message Flood Protection

Message flood protection

The convenience offered by MM1 and MM4 messaging can be abused by users sending spam or attempting to overload the network with an excess of messages. MMS flood prevention can help prevent this type of abuse.


Setting message flood thresholds

Notifying administrators of floods

Example — three flood threshold levels with different actions for each threshold

Notifying message flood senders and receivers

Viewing DLP archived messages

Order of operations: flood checking before duplicate checking

Bypassing message flood protection based on user’s carrier endpoints

Configuring message flood detection

Sending administrator alert notifications

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