Creating SCL Rule

Adding an Outlook Rule to Move Messages to the Junk E-Mail Folder Based on SCL Score

In order to move messages to your junk folder based on SCL Scoring, you must add an outlook rule. To do so you must follow the steps listed below:

Within the Outlook Console:
- Select: Tools > Rules & Alerts

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Within the Rules & Alerts Window:
- Select: New Rule

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Within the Rules Wizard Window:
- Select: Check messages when they arrive
- Click: Next

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Within the Rules Wizard Window:
- Check: With specific words in the message header
- Select: Specific words

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Within the window labeled “Specify a word or phrase to search for in a message header” enter the following lines one at a time:

X-MS-Exchange-Organization-SCL: 5
X-MS-Exchange-Organization-SCL: 6
X-MS-Exchange-Organization-SCL: 7
X-MS-Exchange-Organization-SCL: 8
X-MS-Exchange-Organization-SCL: 9

- Click: OK

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Within the Rules Wizard Window:
- Check: Move it to the specified order
- Select: Specified Folder
- Click: Next

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- Select the Folder: Junk E-mail
- Click:OK

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Within the Rules Wizard Window:
The new rule will be displayed in Step 2: Rule Description
- Click: ‘Next’ twice

There are no exceptions to this rule

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Within the Rules Wizard Window:
- Step 1: Specify a name for this rule
- Example:  SCL – Junk Email Folder Rule
- Click: Finish

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Within the Rules and Alerts Window:
The new rule will be displayed as the name you gave it.  Make sure the check box is checked.
- Example:  SCL – Junk Email Folder Rule
- Click: Apply
- Click: Ok

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You are finished!

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