Advanced Threat Protection: Confirming Safe Links is Enabled


This article provides instructions on how to confirm that the Safe Links feature is enables and includes an overview of the Safe Links feature.



When sending emails, Microsoft Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) Safe Links helps to protect against malicious links commonly used in phishing attacks. When ATP Safe Links is enabled, when a link is clicked from within an email message, safe links checks the organization’s blocked URL list to confirm the link is not malicious.

Although the link displays as the basic URL within the email message, it contains the full Safe Links URL.



Task: To confirm that Safe Links is enabled.



Step 1 - Click a link in an email message.



When the link opens in a browser, the safe link URL displays in the URL address field prior to loading the page.


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