Preface

This guide is intended to help you make the best use of ESET Mail Security. To learn more about any window in the program, press F1 on your keyboard with the given window open. The help page related to the window you are currently viewing will be displayed.

For consistency and to help prevent confusion, terminology used throughout this guide is based on the ESET Mail Security parameter names. We also used a uniform set of symbols to highlight topics of particular interest or significance.


NOTE

A note is just a short observation. Although you can omit it, notes can provide valuable information, such as specific features or a link to some related topic.

 


IMPORTANT

This requires your attention and is not recommended to skip over it. Important notes include significant but non-critical information.

 


WARNING

Critical information you should treat with increased caution. Warnings are placed specifically to deter you from committing potentially harmful mistakes. Please read and understand text placed in warning brackets, as it references highly sensitive system settings or something risky.

 


EXAMPLE

This is a use case or a practical example that aims to help you understand how a certain function or feature can be used.

Convention

Meaning

Bold type

Section headings, feature names or user interface items, such as buttons.

Italic type

Placeholders for the information that you provide. For example, file name or path means you type the actual path or a name of file.

Courier New

Code samples or commands.

Hyperlink exlink

Provides quick and easy access to cross-referenced topics or external web locations. Hyperlinks are highlighted in blue and may be underlined.

%ProgramFiles%

The Windows system directory which stores installed programs of Windows and others.

ESET Mail Security online help pages are divided into several chapters and sub-chapters. You can find relevant information by browsing the contents of the help pages. Alternatively, you can use full-text search by typing words or phrases.