Upgrading to a newer version
New versions of ESET Mail Security are issued to provide improvements or fix issues that cannot be resolved by automatic updates to program modules. The following upgrade methods can be used:
•Manual - Download the latest version of ESET Mail Security. Export settings from your existing ESET Mail Security if you want to preserve configuration. Uninstall ESET Mail Security and restart the server. Perform a fresh installation with the installer you have downloaded. Import settings to load your configuration. We recommend this procedure if you have a single server running ESET Mail Security. Applicable for upgrades from any legacy version to 6.x.
•Remote - For use in large network environments managed by ESET Remote Administrator. This method is useful if you have multiple servers running ESET Mail Security. Applicable for upgrades from version 4.x to 6.x.
•ESET Cluster wizard - Can also be used as an upgrade method. We recommend this method for 2 or more servers with ESET Mail Security. Applicable for upgrades from version 4.x to 6.x. Once the upgrade is completed, you can continue using ESET Cluster and take advantage of its features.
The following settings are preserved from previous versions of ESET Mail Security:
•General ESET Mail Security configuration.
•Antispam protection settings:
•All settings that are identical in previous versions, any new settings will use defaults.
•Whitelist and blacklist entries.