Ensure that you have met the system requirements before you begin the installation process.
Symantec automatically installs MSXML 6.0 during installation if the installer does not detect this component.
To install mail security, you must:
Be logged on as a member of Administrator group on the local computer.
Be logged on as a member of Exchange Organization Management group (this privilege is required to install the transport agents) on the local computer.
Have domain administrator privileges on the computer on which you want to install Mail Security.
Computers must support 8dot3 formatted file names for all NTFS file systems.
To install Mail Security on a local server, do the following:
Begin the installation process
You can use the installation wizard to guide you though the process of selecting the product installation folder location and the type of installation that you want to perform
You can choose to retain your existing settings or use the new default settings if you want to upgrade from a previous version of Mail Security.
When Mail Security detects a previous version of the product, it automatically uninstalls the previous version and then installs the new version.
Configure additional setup options and confirm settings
You can specify whether you want to automatically restart the Exchange Transport Service after installation. You can also specify the Web service set-up values, designate an email notification address and SMTP server address, and review your setup configurations.
Install your licenses
You can install your licenses during installation.
See About licensing
If you install a valid license, Mail Security lets you perform a LiveUpdate to obtain the most current definitions.
To begin the installation process
Insert the Mail Security product CD in the CD-ROM drive.
The installation program launches automatically. If it does not, run
cdstart.exe from the product CD.
Click Install Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange.
In the InstallShield wizard, click Next.
Click Next until you reach the License Agreement panel.
In the License Agreement panel, click I accept the terms in the license agreement, and then click Next.
You must accept the terms of the license agreement for the installation to continue.
In the Existing Settings panel, select one of the following:
Retain existing settings
Retains the existing settings that are supported for migration to the new version.
This option is the default setting.
Install with default settings
Installs the product with the default settings, as if you install Mail Security for the first time.
This panel appears only if you upgrade from a previous version of Mail Security.
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.
In the Destination Folder panel, do one of the following:
To install the product in the default location, click Next.
The default directory is as follows:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Symantec\
To install the product in a different location, click Change, select the location of the installation folder, click OK, and then click Next.
Mail Security does not support the directory names that contain multi-byte characters. If you intend to use the Symantec Premium AntiSpam, you cannot install the product to a directory whose name contains high ASCII characters.
In the Setup Type panel, click Complete, and then click Next.
In the Symantec Endpoint Protection or Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition Users warning dialog box, click OK.
To configure additional setup options
In the Exchange Transport Service Reset Options panel, click Next to accept the default setting to automatically restart the Exchange Transport Service after installation.
If you choose not to automatically restart the Exchange Transport Service after installation, you must do so manually. Otherwise, Mail Security does not function properly.
In the Web Service Setup panel, do one of the following:
By default, the computer name resolves to the primary external network identification card (NIC). You can also use an IP address.
The IP address validates the availability of the port.
By default, port 8081 is the port number for the Web service that Mail Security uses. A different default port number appears if port 8081 is being used by another application.
Use a port number that is not used by another application if you change the port number. You should not use port 80. The default Web service uses port 80 and IIS hosts this port.
In the Notification Email Address panel, do one of the following to specify the email address from which email notifications are sent and to which notifications to the administrator are sent:
Click Next to accept the default value.
The default value is: Administrator
Modify the originator email address, and then click Next.
The Edge Transport server does not have access to Active Directory, so abbreviated email addresses cannot be resolved. If you want to install Mail Security on the Edge Transport server role, type a fully qualified email address (for example, [email protected]).
You can modify the address after installation is complete.
In the SMTP Server Host panel, specify the SMTP server address for sending email messages.
If you install Mail Security on a Mailbox server only, you must specify an SMTP Transport server address. The Hub Transport server and Edge Transport server contain an SMTP transport that can receive email.
If you install Mail Security on a Mailbox server only, you must specify an IP address of Client Access Server (CAS). The CAS and Edge Transport server contain an SMTP transport that can receive email.
The default server address is as follows: localhost.
In the Service Account Information panel, specify the user name and password of the domain user account.
Do not specify the user name and password of the domain administrator account.
In the Setup Summary panel, review the information, and then click Next.
If you need to make any modifications, click Back to return to the appropriate panel.
In the Ready to Install the Program panel, click Install.
To install a license and the update definitions
In the Install Content License File panel, do one of the following:
To install a license file
Do the following:
To install a license file later through the console
Click Skip, and then click Next.
See About licensing
In the LiveUpdate panel, do one of the following:
To perform a LiveUpdate
Click Yes, and then click Next.
In the LiveUpdate Options window, click Start.
When LiveUpdate is complete, click Close.
To perform a LiveUpdate at a later time
Click No, and then click Next.
This panel appears only if you installed a valid license.
Show the readme file is checked by default. The Readme file contains the information that is not available in the product documentation.
A Mail Security icon is placed on the computer desktop when installation is complete.
In the User Credential Refresh Required panel, click OK.
Log off and log on again.