All notifications and quarantined mails are sent via the
SMTP service or Exchange Server. By default the server on which
GFI MailSecurity is installed is used. If you need to change this to
another machine, you can do so here.
The Verify button allows you to verify that GFI MailSecurity can send
mail via this server.
Configuring update options
The options for updating Virus definitions, Email Exploits and Trojan
and Executable scanner definitions are configured from the Updates
tab in the General properties dialog. In this tab you can configure:
Whether to check for updates on the internet
Or download updates from a directory on your network. This option
is useful if you have many MailSecurity servers and you prefer to
download the updates to a single central location.
If you select to check updates from the internet, you have to select 2
You can select between HTTP, active FTP or passive FTP. We
recommend using active FTP or HTTP. Using HTTP saves you having
to configure the firewall.
WE RECOMMEND USING HTTP IF YOU HAVE A FIREWALL!
Preferred Update server
You can select a preferred update server. Select update.gfi.com if you
are located in the US/Canada and update.gfisoftware.com if you are
located in Europe or other part of the world.