Changing the Priority of a Filter Rule

To change the sequence of the filter rules, change the priorities of the filter rules.

You have activated the Compliance Filter for the selected domain or for any other of the domains you manage and have configured filter rules for the Compliance Filter.

You can change the order in which the filter rules are processed. To change the order of the filter rules, change the priorities of the filter rules.

Important:

The order in which the filter rules of the Compliance Filter are processed depends not only on the priorities but also on the criteria of the filter rules (see Order of Filter Rules).

  1. Log in to the Control Panel with your administrative credentials.
  2. Select a domain from the scope selection.
  3. Navigate to Security Settings > Compliance Filter.
  4. In the list of filter rules for incoming or outgoing emails, click on the menu arrow next to the filter rule for which you would like to change the priority.
    Figure 1: Open menu

    A menu opens.

  5. Click on Change priority.
    Figure 2: Change priority

    A menu opens.

  6. Enter the new priority of the filter rule under Priority.
    Figure 3: Enter priority
  7. Click on Apply changes.

    The new priority is assigned to the filter rule. The filter rule will be moved to the position that complies with the new priority.

You have changed the priority of a filter rule. Thus, the order in which the filter rules are processed has changed.