Additional fault tolerance if anything happens with your Mail
server you still receive mail, which is queued on the GFI
: This separate machine does not need to be dedicated to GFI
MailSecurity, it can be running other applications, for example a
System requirements of GFI MailSecurity SMTP gateway mode
Windows 2000 Pro, Server or Advanced Server
2003 Pro, Server or Advanced Server
Windows XP (Note
that if you use Windows 2000 Pro or XP, you will only be able to
accept up to 10 inbound SMTP connections simultaneously, so its
better to use Windows server versions)
Microsoft Exchange server 2003, 2000, 4, 5 or 5.5, Lotus Notes
4.5 and up, or an SMTP/POP3 mail server.
Disable Anti Virus software from scanning the GFI
MailSecurity & IIS directories! AV products are known to both
interfere with normal operation as well as slow down any software
Make sure that backup software is not backing up any of the GFI
MailSecurity directories at any point.
Installing in SMTP Gateway mode on the Exchange server
Before you install GFI MailSecurity, please make sure you are logged
on as an Administrator.
Run GFI MailSecurity set up by double clicking the file
on the Exchange Server machine. GFI MailSecurity
will also prompt you to check for a later GFI MailSecurity version. We
recommend you do this and always use the latest version.
Confirm the License agreement.
Enter your Name, company, and License key. If you are
evaluating the product, leave the default `
Set up will now ask you if you wish to install in SMTP
Gateway mode or in VS API mode. Choose SMTP Gateway mode.
Set up will now ask you to specify the administrator email
address. Enter the e mail address of the Administrator.