What Is G Suite?
G Suite (also known as Google Apps) is a cloud-based solution from Google which offers email, messaging, security, archiving and other capabilities delivered from Google’s worldwide network of cloud data centers. For more information please see: https://gsuite.google.com/together
Before You Start
Before continuing with the provisioning and configuration of the Spambrella service, it is recommended that you have the information listed below.
Information required for configuring Spambrella
Information required for configuring G Suite
Setup Inbound Mail Flow
Spambrella is deployed between the customer’s G Suite environment and the Internet. Inbound mail is routed to Spambrella by changing the customer’s MX records. After email is processed by Spambrella it is routed to G Suite.
Locate your MX record for the domain in G Suite
These values will be necessary when you add your domains to Spambrella.
Sign-in to the Spambrella user interface. Adding domain(s) to Spambrella
The delivery and failover destinations refers to the “points to” values captured in the previous section.
Configure G Suite
Configure Inbound Mail Gateway
When this setting is enabled, Gmail scans the message header to locate the first occurrence of an IP address that is not listed in the Gateway IPs. This is referred to as the “external IP.” Gmail considers the “external IP” as the sending IP and uses this IP for SPF checks and spam evaluation.
Setup Outbound Mail Flow
Spambrella is deployed between the customer’s G Suite environment and the Internet. Outbound mail is routed to Spambrella by configuring an outbound mail gateway. This will route all outbound mail to Spambrella.
Enable Outbound Relaying
Add Service IP addresses to your Inbound Gateway
Configure G Suite
Configure Outbound Mail Gateway
Update Sender Policy Framework (SPF)
When sending outbound email through the Spambrella gateway, recipients receive mail sent from Spambrella rather than G Suite mail servers. If the recipient’s mail service attempts to verify that the message came from your domain, it must confirm that the gateway server is an authorized mail server for your domain.
To enable this, you need to add the Spambrella SPF record to your domain.
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