How to upgrade settings on a console only install from Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange (SMSMSE) 5.0 and later to SMSMSE version 7.0


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Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange




To upgrade a console only installation of SMSMSE 5.0 and later to SMSMSE 7.0, complete the following steps:

  1. Download the attached utility "Symantec.Cmaf.Upgrade.exe" to the C:\ drive of the system being upgraded.
  2. Open a command prompt (Start -> Run, CMD)
  3. Navigate to the root of the C:\ drive (type cd C:\ and press Enter)
  4. Run the command "Symantec.Cmaf.Upgrade.exe ps smsmse 70 <current installed version>"
    For example, if the currently installed version is 6.0, the command would read "Symantec.Cmaf.Upgrade.exe ps smsmse 70 60"
  5. Uninstall the current version of the SMSMSE console via Add/Remove programs (For server 2008, Programs and Features)
  6. Install the SMSMSE 7.0 console. Your server group settings will be retained as a result of running the utility.




Symantec.Cmaf.Upgrade.exe get_app