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MMS profiles

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Since MMS profiles can be used by more than one security policy, you can configure one profile for the traffic types handled by a set of security policies requiring identical protection levels and types, rather than repeatedly configuring those same profile settings for each individual security policy.

note icon If the security policy requires authentication, do not select the MMS profile in the security policy. This type of profile is specific to the authenticating user group. For details on configuring the profile associated with the user group, see User Groups in the Authentication guide.

For example, while traffic between trusted and untrusted networks might need strict protection, traffic between trusted internal addresses might need moderate protection. To provide the different levels of protection, you might configure two separate protection profiles: one for traffic between trusted networks, and one for traffic between trusted and untrusted networks.

Once you have configured the MMS profile, you can then apply the profile to MMS traffic by applying it to a security policy.

MMS profiles can contain settings relevant to many different services. Each security policy uses the subset of the MMS profile settings that apply to the sessions accepted by the security policy. In this way, you might define just one MMS profile that can be used by many security policies, each policy using a different or overlapping subset of the MMS profile.

The MMS Profile page contains options for each of the following:

  • MMS scanning
  • MMS Bulk Email Filtering Detection
  • MMS Address Translation
  • MMS Notifications
  • DLP Archive
  • Logging

MMS profile configuration settings

The following are MMS profile configuration settings in Security Profiles > MMS Profile.

MMS Profile page

Lists each individual MMS profile that you created. On this page, you can edit, delete or create an MMS profile.
Create New Creates a new MMS profile. When you select Create New, you are automatically redirected to the New MMS Profile page.
Edit Modifies settings within an MMS profile. When you select Edit, you are automatically redirected to the Edit MMS Profile.
Delete Removes an MMS profile from the list on the MMS Profile page.

To remove multiple MMS profiles from within the list, on the MMS Profile page, in each of the rows of the profiles you want removed, select the check box and then select Delete.

To remove all MMS profiles from the list, on the MMS Profile page, select the check box in the check box column, and then select Delete.
Name The name of the MMS profile.
Ref. Displays the number of times the object is referenced to other objects. For example, av_1 profile is applied to a security policy; on the Profile page (Security Profiles > Antivirus), 1 appears in Ref. .

To view the location of the referenced object, select the number in Ref., and the Object Usage window appears displaying the various locations of the referenced object.

To view more information about how the object is being used, use one of the following icons that is avialable within the Object Usage window:

View the list page for these objects – automatically redirects you to the list page where the object is referenced at.

Edit this object – modifies settings within that particular setting that the object is referenced with. For example, av_1 profile is referenced with a security policy and so, when this icon is selected, the user is redirected to the Edit Policy page.

View the details for this object – table, similar to the log viewer table, contains information about what settings are configured within that particular setting that the object is referenced with. For example, av_1 profile is referenced with a security policy, and that security policy’s settings appear within the table.
New MMS Profile page

Provides settings for configuring an MMS profile. This page also provides settings for configuring DLP archives and logging.
Profile Name Enter a name for the profile.
Comments Enter a description about the profile. This is optional.
MMS Scanning Configure MMS Scanning options.
MMS Bulk Email Filtering Detection Configure MMS Bulk Email options.
MMS Address Translation Configure MMS Address Translation options.
MMS Notifications Configure MMS Notification options.
DLP Archive Configure DLP archive option.
Logging Configure logging options.

Since MMS profiles can be used by more than one security policy, you can configure one profile for the traffic types handled by a set of security policies requiring identical protection levels and types, rather than repeatedly configuring those same profile settings for each individual security policy.

note icon If the security policy requires authentication, do not select the MMS profile in the security policy. This type of profile is specific to the authenticating user group. For details on configuring the profile associated with the user group, see User Groups in the Authentication guide.

For example, while traffic between trusted and untrusted networks might need strict protection, traffic between trusted internal addresses might need moderate protection. To provide the different levels of protection, you might configure two separate protection profiles: one for traffic between trusted networks, and one for traffic between trusted and untrusted networks.

Once you have configured the MMS profile, you can then apply the profile to MMS traffic by applying it to a security policy.

MMS profiles can contain settings relevant to many different services. Each security policy uses the subset of the MMS profile settings that apply to the sessions accepted by the security policy. In this way, you might define just one MMS profile that can be used by many security policies, each policy using a different or overlapping subset of the MMS profile.

The MMS Profile page contains options for each of the following:

  • MMS scanning
  • MMS Bulk Email Filtering Detection
  • MMS Address Translation
  • MMS Notifications
  • DLP Archive
  • Logging

MMS profile configuration settings

The following are MMS profile configuration settings in Security Profiles > MMS Profile.

MMS Profile page

Lists each individual MMS profile that you created. On this page, you can edit, delete or create an MMS profile.
Create New Creates a new MMS profile. When you select Create New, you are automatically redirected to the New MMS Profile page.
Edit Modifies settings within an MMS profile. When you select Edit, you are automatically redirected to the Edit MMS Profile.
Delete Removes an MMS profile from the list on the MMS Profile page.

To remove multiple MMS profiles from within the list, on the MMS Profile page, in each of the rows of the profiles you want removed, select the check box and then select Delete.

To remove all MMS profiles from the list, on the MMS Profile page, select the check box in the check box column, and then select Delete.
Name The name of the MMS profile.
Ref. Displays the number of times the object is referenced to other objects. For example, av_1 profile is applied to a security policy; on the Profile page (Security Profiles > Antivirus), 1 appears in Ref. .

To view the location of the referenced object, select the number in Ref., and the Object Usage window appears displaying the various locations of the referenced object.

To view more information about how the object is being used, use one of the following icons that is avialable within the Object Usage window:

View the list page for these objects – automatically redirects you to the list page where the object is referenced at.

Edit this object – modifies settings within that particular setting that the object is referenced with. For example, av_1 profile is referenced with a security policy and so, when this icon is selected, the user is redirected to the Edit Policy page.

View the details for this object – table, similar to the log viewer table, contains information about what settings are configured within that particular setting that the object is referenced with. For example, av_1 profile is referenced with a security policy, and that security policy’s settings appear within the table.
New MMS Profile page

Provides settings for configuring an MMS profile. This page also provides settings for configuring DLP archives and logging.
Profile Name Enter a name for the profile.
Comments Enter a description about the profile. This is optional.
MMS Scanning Configure MMS Scanning options.
MMS Bulk Email Filtering Detection Configure MMS Bulk Email options.
MMS Address Translation Configure MMS Address Translation options.
MMS Notifications Configure MMS Notification options.
DLP Archive Configure DLP archive option.
Logging Configure logging options.