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Table of Contents

What's new

The following table summarizes the new features and enhancements in this release.

Feature

Description

MS Office 365 Active Threat Remediation

FortiMail can now perform post-delivery on-demand scan of the email on MS Office 365. Real-time scan will be added in future releases.

Note that a special license is required to use this feature.

FortiIsolator integration FortiMail is now able to participate in the security fabric with FortiIsolator. FortiMail can rewrite URLs on a per category basis to FortiIsolator for zero trust browser isolation.
Fortinet Security Fabric Added support for the new security fabric integration using in FortiOS 6.2. Note that previous integration with FortiOS 6.0 is no longer supported.
Compliance enhancement

In order to comply with compliance standards such as GDPR, the following new features have been added:

  • Detail log of all configuration changes
  • Detail lo log of all actions performed by an admin user on queues and quarantines
  • Log of all search terms used
GeoIP integration Use GeoIP database in IP policies for geography-based scanning. Also displays the GeoIP information on the GUI.
Attachment Metadata Support DLP filtering based on attachment metadata.
TLS 1.3 support Starting from 6.2 release, TLS 1.3 is supported for HTTPS access to FortiMail.

SSO support

In addition to webmail, SSO is also supported on admin GUI logon now.

New variables in email template

The Envelope From address and the Message-ID attribute can now be added as a variable in the quarantine report template.

Local host and local domain variables can be added in the email notification template.

The variable %%MESSAGE_ID%% is renamed to %%EMAIL_ID%% to avoid confusion. The email ID is assigned by FortiMail to the quarantined email while the message ID is the standard message ID in the email header.

LDAP referral and chain query

LDAP profiles now support LDAP referral and chained query.

LDAP group expansion

Added group level expansion to LDAP profile configuration. For details, see the FortiMail Administration Guide.

REST API enhancement

Added REST API commands to batch release all email in a specific system quarantine folder.

Also added commands to access user level information (whitelists and blacklists).

IP pool enhancement

Now you can use IP pools in ACL delivery rules.

Exempt rule for impersonation check

Now you can add exempt rule so that FortiMail will skip the impersonation check.

Search button

Added Search button on the ACL, IP Policy, and Recipient Policy pages.

IP reputation configuration enhancement FortiGuard categorizes the blocklisted IP address into three reputation levels. Now you can specify different actions towards different reputation level of IP addresses.

What's new

The following table summarizes the new features and enhancements in this release.

Feature

Description

MS Office 365 Active Threat Remediation

FortiMail can now perform post-delivery on-demand scan of the email on MS Office 365. Real-time scan will be added in future releases.

Note that a special license is required to use this feature.

FortiIsolator integration FortiMail is now able to participate in the security fabric with FortiIsolator. FortiMail can rewrite URLs on a per category basis to FortiIsolator for zero trust browser isolation.
Fortinet Security Fabric Added support for the new security fabric integration using in FortiOS 6.2. Note that previous integration with FortiOS 6.0 is no longer supported.
Compliance enhancement

In order to comply with compliance standards such as GDPR, the following new features have been added:

  • Detail log of all configuration changes
  • Detail lo log of all actions performed by an admin user on queues and quarantines
  • Log of all search terms used
GeoIP integration Use GeoIP database in IP policies for geography-based scanning. Also displays the GeoIP information on the GUI.
Attachment Metadata Support DLP filtering based on attachment metadata.
TLS 1.3 support Starting from 6.2 release, TLS 1.3 is supported for HTTPS access to FortiMail.

SSO support

In addition to webmail, SSO is also supported on admin GUI logon now.

New variables in email template

The Envelope From address and the Message-ID attribute can now be added as a variable in the quarantine report template.

Local host and local domain variables can be added in the email notification template.

The variable %%MESSAGE_ID%% is renamed to %%EMAIL_ID%% to avoid confusion. The email ID is assigned by FortiMail to the quarantined email while the message ID is the standard message ID in the email header.

LDAP referral and chain query

LDAP profiles now support LDAP referral and chained query.

LDAP group expansion

Added group level expansion to LDAP profile configuration. For details, see the FortiMail Administration Guide.

REST API enhancement

Added REST API commands to batch release all email in a specific system quarantine folder.

Also added commands to access user level information (whitelists and blacklists).

IP pool enhancement

Now you can use IP pools in ACL delivery rules.

Exempt rule for impersonation check

Now you can add exempt rule so that FortiMail will skip the impersonation check.

Search button

Added Search button on the ACL, IP Policy, and Recipient Policy pages.

IP reputation configuration enhancement FortiGuard categorizes the blocklisted IP address into three reputation levels. Now you can specify different actions towards different reputation level of IP addresses.