[KB8066] Install ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Windows Exchange Server (8.x–9.x)

Solution

  1. Uninstall other antivirus products
  2. Verify that a Transport Agent Role is installed
  3. Download and install ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server
  4. Verify ESET filtering agents are installed
  5. Initial configuration (recommended)

I. Uninstall other antivirus products

  1. Use 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 click Exchange Management Shell.

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  1. When the Exchange Management Shell is loaded, type get-transportagent and press Enter. Verify that Transport Rule Agent is listed.

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III. Download and Install ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange

Minimal requirements for ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server

Before you proceed with the installation, make sure that your computer meets the minimum requirements for installing ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server. View the list of compatible email clients.

  1. Download ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server.

When the download is complete, double-click the installer file and follow the instructions to complete the installation wizard.

  1. When the product is installed and activated, select an option for the detection of potentially unwanted applications and participation in ESET LiveGrid®.


IV. Verify ESET filtering agents are installed

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

  2. When the Exchange Management Shell is loaded, type get-transportagent and press Enter. Verify that two ESET filtering agents are listed above Transport Rule Agent.

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V. Initial configuration (recommended)

Configure a regular weekly scan:

  1. Open the main program window of your ESET Windows product.

  2. Click Tools → Scheduler.

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  1. Click Add task. Type a name for the task in the Task name field, select On-demand computer scan from the Task type drop-down menu, and click Next.

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  1. Select your preferred interval and click Next.

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  1. Select a time and day for the task and click Next.

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

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  1. Select the check boxes next to the drives that you want to have scanned during this task and click OK.

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  1. Click Finish.

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