Email Content Control
What is ECC?
• ECC protection provides a first line of
defence against all email threats including:
– Denial of Service attacks
– Directory harvesting
– ECC also protects with image and content
Do you have access?
• ECC is provided by LGfL as part of the
Email Hosting package.
• Domains hosted with LGfL via the Synetrix
EMH platform will have ECC switched on.
• If you use a @lgfl.net email account, ECC
is also active.
How do I access this system?
• ECC administrators will have access to teir
domain rules and configuration via their
• In some instances your LA may control
this feature for you
If you are unsure talk to Synetrix who
manage this service for LGfL on 08700
636465 option 1
What does ECC do?
When email is sent to your domain, before it reaches your Email Service it is
passed via the ECC engine. It is at this stage the email is scanned.
It is at this stage before it even reaches your Inbox that the mail is scanned for:
Viruses (ECC uses 3 different virus engines. Sophos is one of these
Spam (connection management and integration of multiple best of
Pornographic Images (Image filters that can recognise skin tones and
block based on your threshold)
Dark Mail (message traffic is submitted by an attacker to numerous e-
mail addresses in the hope of finding a valid target)
VS (Verify Sender)
Statistics and mail activity details are
available from the web front-end for your
domain. Fail 36,006
The lgfl.net domain receives about 5 Legitimate 570,571
million messages each month
What else can ECC help do?
• The ECC web front-end also offers administrators lots
of different reporting functions.
Report Type Description
Daily flow Counts of all mail to flow through the system in either direction broken into categories by day
Hourly flow Counts of all mail to flow through the system in either direction broken into categories by hour
Top recipient/senders League of top n individual mailboxes to send and receive messages
Daily latency The time it takes mails to pass through the system and to be delivered
Active mailboxes Count of active mailboxes to send or receive messages
Daily bandwidth usage Email sizes by the day
Top failure codes Counts of all SMTP failures to flow out of the system in either direction broken into categories
Top bandwidth users Shows which domains use the most bandwidth
Top viruses League of the top viruses sent or received
Daily flow by address Counts of all mail to flow through the system for specified mailboxes in either direction broken into
categories by day
Daily delivery failures SMTP failures
Legitimate domain traffic League of the top n legitimate domains to send messages to or receive messages from
Top rules used Shows the use and efficiency of custom rules on mail flow
Domain usage League of the usage of domains
Mail size bands Counts all mail sizes broken into size categories
ECC gives you the control over
your email domain
You can configure
additional rules to suit
You select the level of
• If you use a lgfl.net email account you are
• If you use the Synetrix EMH platform you will
have this functionality switched on
• You can access your admin web front-end using
your Talk2Synetrix user details
• Support is available for ECC by telephone on
08700 636465 option 1 or by email