Release Notes for IMail Anti-virus powered by BitDefender® v3.0

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Note: New BitDefender® Anti-virus installations will now default to delete for the Infected File Action option, all upgrade installations will remain with bounce or previous setting.

IMail Anti-virus powered by BitDefender® is an add-on product for IMail Server.

Product Description

IMail Anti-virus powered by BitDefender® is equipped with cutting-edge proactive B-HAVE technology that represents the last minute alternative for advanced protection against malware. B-HAVE relies on a dynamic heuristic scanner especially engineered and designed to improve and enhance the current security technology, while also overcoming the architectural limitations inherent in many other dynamic solutions.

B-HAVE creates a virtual, isolated and self-contained computer, mimicking your system configuration. This environment represents the ideal location for applications' and files' threats investigation, because it ensures your computer is exposed to absolutely zero risk.

Bitdefender® is one of the most comprehensive virus scanners available, and with its integration into IMail Server, you can be sure that your mail server will not be compromised. IMail Anti-virus powered by BitDefender® works with IMail Server to find and repair infected messages before they get to your mail customers. IMail Anti-virus powered by BitDefender® searches all incoming and outgoing mail for viruses, worms, trojan horses, and other destructive code. It does this by comparing all mail messages with a list of known virus definitions.

If IMail Anti-virus powered by BitDefender® for IMail Server detects a virus, it can attempt to repair the infected file, delete the message, or bounce the message back to the sender.

Release Notes


IMail Anti-virus powered by BitDefender® will be installed to the same directory as IMail Server (default is C:\Program Files\Ipswitch\IMail).

Select one of the following:

When the installation program is complete the "InstallShield Wizard Complete" screen appears.

Upon successful installation, open your IMail Administrator, and click on the new Anti-Virus tab at the top of the page.

Things to Keep in Mind


1. Open the Add/Remove Programs applet in the Windows Control Panel.

2. Select the Anti-Virus program you want to uninstall, and follow the on-screen instructions.

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