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How do I disable or uninstall the anti-spam agents on a Hub Transport for MS Exchange 2007 & 2010?

Problem:

How do I disable or uninstall the anti-spam agents on a Hub Transport for MS Exchange 2007?
How do I disable or uninstall the anti-spam agents on a Hub Transport for MS Exchange 2010?

Solution:

This solution is for Exchange Servers running without an Edge Transport Server. The solution below is for uninstalling the anti-spam agents on a Hub Transport Server.

Disable:

You can disable each antispam agent by using the corresponding Set command. For example, to disable the Content Filter agent

Set-ContentFilterConfig -Enabled $false

You may need to do thist temporarily when you're troubleshooting an antispam issue.

Uninstall:

To remove the antispam agents completely

  1. Start the Exchange Management Shell (EMS)
  2. Navigate to the \Exchange Server\Scripts folder (by default C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\Vxx\Scripts)
  3. Run the Uninstall-AntispamAgents script:

    .\uninstall-antispamagents.ps1
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