How to Whitelist Mailchimp from Mimecast Anti Spoofing Policy

Many internal companies use Newsletter services such as Mailchimp to email out internal newsletters. The From Address of this is usually an internal email address which means it will get rejected by the anti spoofing policy

Option 1

In Mimecast Administration Panel go to : 

Administration -> Gateway -> Policies -> Anti Spoofing SPF based Bypass

  1. Add the following Policy, this will only whitelist IP’s in your SPF Record,  so putting will not work , you will also have to put “ip4: ip4: ip4:” in your SPF record. If your SPF is over 255 characters : try option 2


Option 2

Administration -> Gateway -> Policies -> Anti Spoofing

Add the policy below , you can get a list of IP’s Mailchimp user here

Find the From Address its spoofing along with the IP


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