This Advanced setup section allows you to enable or disable integration of Mailbox database protection and Mail transport protection as well as edit Agent priority.

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If you are running Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 or 2019 you can choose between Mailbox database protection and On-demand mailbox database scan, only one protection type can be active at a time. If you decide to use On-demand mailbox database scan you will need to disable integration of Mailbox database protection. Otherwise On-demand mailbox database scan will not be available.


ESET Mail Security provides significant protection for your Microsoft Exchange Server using the following features:

Antivirus and antispyware

Antispam protection


Mail transport protection (Exchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013,2016)

Mailbox database protection (Exchange Server 2003, 2007, 2010)

On-demand mailbox database scan (Exchange Server 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016)

Mail quarantine (Mail Quarantine type settings)