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EOP / Office 365: Block Recipient email address

This blog is explaining the steps to block an email address of the Recipient in Exchange Online Protection

Please find the steps to block recipient email address in exchange online protection

Steps:

  1. Expand the mail flow then click on rules and click on + sign

     

  2. Now you will see a list of possible rules. Select Restrict Messages by Sender or Recipient as shown below.

3. Give the name to this rule and click on more options to expand more options

4. Now the rule creation window will look like this

5. Click ok then click on add condition and select “The Recipient” “is this person”.

6. In the Select members window, select the recipient which you wish to block or type the email address in the check names followed by semicolon (;). If you have more than one email address then make sure they are separated with semicolon (;). Paste them all and type semicolon for the last email address, they all will be moved to add. Click ok.

7. Now all email addresses will show next to the rule condition.

              8. In Do the following action select Block the message. Now we get 3 options. I will select “Delete the message without notifying anyone” to avoid queue building for spams.

 

9. Set the priority of the rule.

10. Click save.

To test this rule send an email from internet to the email blocked email addresses and do the message tracking.

Prabhat Nigam

Microsoft MVP | Exchange Server

Team@MSExchangeGuru


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  4. CHris weir Says:

    Awesome article!, is there some way to block emails that come inbound in Chinese letter and symbols?

  5. Prabhat Nigam Says:

    @Chris

    Check if this helps – http://support.tvcnet.net/help/kb/article/150-Blocking_Chinese_spam_junk_email
    You have given me a new topic. I will write on it sooner.

  6. Malissa Says:

    This is a really good tip particularly to those fresh to the blogosphere.
    Brief but very accurate information… Many thanks for sharing this one.
    A must read post!

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