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Installing Mail Security on a remote server


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Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange




During remote installation, the Windows Login screen prompts you to provide administrator or domain user credentials. The domain user must fulfill all pre-requisites before the installation of Mail Security on a remote server. See Before you install.

When installation is complete, a Mail Security icon is placed on the computer desktop.


You should not use the remote installation procedures if you want to install the product on cluster server nodes.

See About installing Mail Security on a Microsoft Cluster


The Mail Security installation may automatically restart your computer at the end of the installation. If you have selected the Send group settings option, you have to manually deploy the group settings on the remote server after the computer restarts.

To install Mail Security on a remote server

  1. In the console on the toolbar, click Assets.

  2. In the Asset Management window, in the sidebar under Tasks, click Install/Upgrade server(s).

  3. In the Select Server(s) window, in the Servers and server groups list, highlight one or more servers and click the >> command icon.

  4. Under Server options, check Keep installation files on server(s) to maintain the installation files on the server.

  5. Check Send group settings to apply group settings.

    If unchecked, existing server settings are retained. Any future changes that you make to the server group are applied to the server.

  6. Click OK.

  7. In the Windows Login window, provide user name and password of a domain user who is a member of the Organization Management Exchange group and click OK.


Remote install must be performed from the computer which is part of the same domain.


With release 7.5.3, you can now upgrade an existing minor version or a major version to version 7.5.3. For example, you can now upgrade from SMSMSE version 6.5, 7.0, 7.5, 7.5.1, and 7.5.2 to version 7.5.3.

See Post-installation tasks