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Table of Contents

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 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.

    Disk quota (MB)

    Enter the disk space quota in Megabytes for this profile (set the value between 0-60000; default value is 1000).

    Note that this option is only available in server mode.

    User account status

    Enable email user accounts using this resource profile.

    Email Continuity

    Enable to enforce email continuity for instances where the SMTP server is inaccessible.

    Note: This feature is license based, and must be enabled under FortiGuard services. See Configuring email continuity for more information.

    When the SMTP server is detected as inaccessible, recipient verification is skipped and emails are put into the email continuity queue. When the SMTP server is accessible again, the email is delivered. Note there is no DSN if the email is from an unknown user.

    Additionally, expand Email continuity and enable BCC self. When enabled, customers who log on to the webmail portal and who send email during a service disruption will have a copy of the mail sent back to them once service is restored.

    Webmail access

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

    • User preference access: Determine whether users can access user preference options, including idle timeout and ability to automatically check for new messages.

    • Quarantine attachment download: Enable or disable attachment download for quarantined email. Note this option is only available for Server and Gateway mode.

    • When disabled, all email within the Bulk folder (including subfolders) will have attachment download disabled.

    • Mobile device access: Enable for disable user mail access via mobile device.

    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 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.

    Disk quota (MB)

    Enter the disk space quota in Megabytes for this profile (set the value between 0-60000; default value is 1000).

    Note that this option is only available in server mode.

    User account status

    Enable email user accounts using this resource profile.

    Email Continuity

    Enable to enforce email continuity for instances where the SMTP server is inaccessible.

    Note: This feature is license based, and must be enabled under FortiGuard services. See Configuring email continuity for more information.

    When the SMTP server is detected as inaccessible, recipient verification is skipped and emails are put into the email continuity queue. When the SMTP server is accessible again, the email is delivered. Note there is no DSN if the email is from an unknown user.

    Additionally, expand Email continuity and enable BCC self. When enabled, customers who log on to the webmail portal and who send email during a service disruption will have a copy of the mail sent back to them once service is restored.

    Webmail access

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

    • User preference access: Determine whether users can access user preference options, including idle timeout and ability to automatically check for new messages.

    • Quarantine attachment download: Enable or disable attachment download for quarantined email. Note this option is only available for Server and Gateway mode.

    • When disabled, all email within the Bulk folder (including subfolders) will have attachment download disabled.

    • Mobile device access: Enable for disable user mail access via mobile device.

    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.