This article provides clarification about the Email Greylist and most importantly, the supported wildcards within this list.
Greylisting is a method of defending e-mail users against spam. A mail transfer agent (MTA) using greylisting will "temporarily reject" any email from a sender it does not recognize.
- The supported wildcard entries for Greylist is different from that of Whitelist and Blocklist.
- Currently, it only supports the whole domain like
- Entries such as
*@.domain.com, and other formats mentioned in the article below are not supported by Greylist email exclusion.
For information about wildcards supported for MailEssentials Whitelist and Blacklist email exclusion, please refer to our article "Wildcards for Email Blacklist and Whitelist."