[KB7009] Install ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Windows Exchange Server (7.x)

Issue

  • Install ESET Mail Security 7 for Microsoft Exchange Server

Solution

Before proceeding, make sure that your computer meets the minimum requirements for installing ESET Mail Security 7 for Microsoft Exchange (EMSX). Click to view the list of compatible email clients.

I. Uninstall other antivirus products

Uninstallers (removal tools) for common Windows antivirus software

II. Verify that a Transport Agent Role is installed

  1. Click the Windows icon, type "Exchange Management Shell," and thenclickExchange Management Shell.

    Figure 1-1

  2. Once the Exchange Management Shell is loaded, type get-transportagent and press Enter.
  3. Verify thatTransport Rule Agent is listed. Proceed to section III.

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III. Download and Install EMSX 7

  1. Download ESET Mail Security 7

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  2. Once the download is complete, double-click the installer file andfollow the instructions to complete the installation wizard.
  3. Once the product is installed and activated, select an option for the detection of potentially unwanted applications and participation in ESET LiveGrid.
  4. Proceed to section IV.

IV. Verify ESET filtering agents are installed

  1. Click the Windows icon, type "Exchange Management Shell," and then clickExchange Management Shell.

    Figure 2-1

  2. Once the Exchange Management Shell is loaded, type get-transportagent and press Enter.
  3. Verify that two ESET filtering agents are listed before aboveTransport Rule Agent.
  4. Proceed to section V.

Figure 2-2

V. Initial configuration (recommended)

Configure a regular weekly scan:

  1. Open the main program window of your ESET Windowsproduct..
  2. ClickToolsScheduler.

Figure 3-1

  1. ClickAdd task.
  2. Type a name for the task into theTask name field (Weekly scan, in this example), selectOn-demand computer scan from theTask type drop-down menu, and then clickNext.

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  1. Select your preferred interval (Weekly, in this example), and clickNext.

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  1. Select a time and day for the task and clickNext.

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  1. Select an option for running a task that was skipped (we recommendAs soon as possible) and click Next.

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  1. Select the check box(es) next to the drive(s) you want scanned during this task and clickOK.

Your weekly scanning task is scheduled to run at the date and time selected.

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