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Administration Guide

Configuring resource profiles

Go to Profile > Resource > Resource to configure miscellaneous aspects of the email user accounts, such as disk space quota.

For more information on settings that can be applied to email user accounts, see Configuring local user accounts (server mode only) and Configuring user preferences.

To access this part of the web UI, your administrator account’s access profile must have Read or Read-Write permission to the Policy category. For details, see About administrator account permissions and domains.

To view and configure resource profiles
  1. Go to Profile > Resource > Resource.
  2. GUI item

    Description

    Clone

    (button)

    Click the row corresponding to the profile whose settings you want to duplicate when creating the new profile, then click Clone. A single-field dialog appears. Enter a name for the new profile. Click OK.

    Domain

    (drop-down list)

    Select System to see profiles for the entire FortiMail unit, or select a protected domain name to see profiles for that domain. You can see only the domains that are permitted by your administrator profile.

    Profile Name

    Displays the name of the profile.

    Domain Name

    (column)

    Displays either System or a domain name.

    (Green dot in column heading)

    Indicates whether or not the entry is currently referred to by another item in the configuration. If another item is using this entry, a red dot appears in this column, and the entry cannot be deleted.

  3. Either click New to add a profile or double-click a profile to modify it.
  4. A dialog appears.

  5. Configure the following:
  6. GUI item

    Description

    Domain

    For a new profile, select either System to apply the profile to the entire FortiMail unit, or select a protected domain name to apply it to that domain. You can see only the domains that are permitted by your administrator profile.

    Profile name

    For a new profile, enter the name of the profile. The profile name is editable later.

    User account status

    Select to enable email user accounts using this resource profile.

    Webmail access

    Enable to allow email users to access FortiMail webmail and other webmail features, such as auto reply and address books.

    Personal quarantine

    Specify the personal quarantine options, such as release method and safelisting.

    Email Retention

    Enter the number of days after which the FortiMail unit will automatically delete email that is locally hosted in each folder. 0 means not to delete email.

To apply the resource profile, you must select it in a policy. For details, see Controlling email based on sender and recipient addresses and Controlling email based on IP addresses.

Configuring resource profiles

Go to Profile > Resource > Resource to configure miscellaneous aspects of the email user accounts, such as disk space quota.

For more information on settings that can be applied to email user accounts, see Configuring local user accounts (server mode only) and Configuring user preferences.

To access this part of the web UI, your administrator account’s access profile must have Read or Read-Write permission to the Policy category. For details, see About administrator account permissions and domains.

To view and configure resource profiles
  1. Go to Profile > Resource > Resource.
  2. GUI item

    Description

    Clone

    (button)

    Click the row corresponding to the profile whose settings you want to duplicate when creating the new profile, then click Clone. A single-field dialog appears. Enter a name for the new profile. Click OK.

    Domain

    (drop-down list)

    Select System to see profiles for the entire FortiMail unit, or select a protected domain name to see profiles for that domain. You can see only the domains that are permitted by your administrator profile.

    Profile Name

    Displays the name of the profile.

    Domain Name

    (column)

    Displays either System or a domain name.

    (Green dot in column heading)

    Indicates whether or not the entry is currently referred to by another item in the configuration. If another item is using this entry, a red dot appears in this column, and the entry cannot be deleted.

  3. Either click New to add a profile or double-click a profile to modify it.
  4. A dialog appears.

  5. Configure the following:
  6. GUI item

    Description

    Domain

    For a new profile, select either System to apply the profile to the entire FortiMail unit, or select a protected domain name to apply it to that domain. You can see only the domains that are permitted by your administrator profile.

    Profile name

    For a new profile, enter the name of the profile. The profile name is editable later.

    User account status

    Select to enable email user accounts using this resource profile.

    Webmail access

    Enable to allow email users to access FortiMail webmail and other webmail features, such as auto reply and address books.

    Personal quarantine

    Specify the personal quarantine options, such as release method and safelisting.

    Email Retention

    Enter the number of days after which the FortiMail unit will automatically delete email that is locally hosted in each folder. 0 means not to delete email.

To apply the resource profile, you must select it in a policy. For details, see Controlling email based on sender and recipient addresses and Controlling email based on IP addresses.