SonicWall Junk Button for Outlook
12/20/2019 26 12747
The SonicWall "Junk Button" for Outlook will let you quickly and easily remove Junk (spam or phishing) emails from your Outlook Inbox and let's you benefit from millions of other users worldwide in blocking spam and phishing email. The Junk Button is installed as a plug-in to Outlook and starts up automatically when you start Outlook.
The Three Parts of the Junk Button:
- Junk: This is the junk button, the functionality of which is described in the next section.
- SonicWall ES: This selection brings you to the login page of your organization's copy of SonicWall Email Security. You must present your LDAP-based login credentials to be able to log in as a user to the system. Depending on the settings of the system as defined by the administrator, you will be able to log-in, change your personal allowed and blocked list, update your personal anti-spam aggressiveness and more.
- Help: The Help button brings you to this page.
NOTE: The SonicWall Junk Button for Outlook is only supported on MS Windows™.
The Junk Button is used to remove a spam e-mail message that inadvertently arrives in your inbox. Spam e-mail messages removed from your inbox using the Junk Button are placed in your "Deleted Items" folder.
Here's how to use the Junk Button:
Step 1: A spam e-mail arrives in your inbox.
Step 2: Highlight the spam e-mail message by selecting it.
Step 3: Press the SonicWall "Junk" button.
Step 4: The spam message disappears from your inbox and is moved to your "Deleted Items" folder.
By using the SonicWall Junk Button to remove spam from your inbox you are also helping block spam for yourself, your organization and for everyone else using SonicWall Anti-Spam and Email Security products. And everyone else is helping you a community of over 3.5 Million users is helping to protect each other from spam, phishing, and even virus emails.
The SonicWall GRID Network is at the core of collecting your "Junk vote", parsing the spam email into its attributes and combining your vote with other sources to create and maintain a reputation of the different attributes of an email. These reputation updates are delivered back to your SonicWall Email Security system every 5 minutes keeping your system up to date in blocking spam, phishing and virus emails.
How it Protects your Identity -
When you use the SonicWall Junk Button no personal information is ever sent to SonicWall. For each email you identify as junk, we extract several different attributes; sending IP address, links, content, embedded, images, attachments and more. We then encode each attribute and send the encoded value along with your junk vote to the SonicWall GRID Network. In short, no personal information is ever transmitted to SonicWall and SonicWall has no way to obtain personal information from the information that is sent to us using the SonicWall Junk Button.
Where to download?
To download the SonicWall Junk Button for Outlook log into your SonicWall Email Security appliance. From there select Manage | Downloads | Junk Button for Outlook:
NOTE: The SonicWall Junk Button for Outlook is not supported on O365 environments
Users of SonicWall Junk Button (version 9.1 and older) should first uninstall the older version before upgrading to SonicWall Junk Button 9.2 and newer.