What's new in Mail Security
Table: New and enhanced features lists the new and the enhanced features in Mail Security.
Mail Security 7.5 supports Microsoft Exchange 2007 installed on Microsoft Windows 2008 only. (Mail Security 7.5 does not support Microsoft Exchange 2007 installed on Microsoft Windows 2003.)
For more information, see the Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Implementation Guide and Online Help.
Table: New and enhanced features
Console only upgrade supported
With release 7.5, you can now upgrade an
existing minor version or a major version to
version 7.5. For example, you can now upgrade
from SMSMSE version 6.5 or version 7.0 to version 7.5.
The upgrade installation upgrades the
SMSMSE console only.
upgrading, you can opt for one of the
Categorization of unscannable files for better management
The existing feature of handling unscannable
files is now enhanced for better management.
This feature now provides you with:
to take different actions on the files, based
on the trusted set of users/domains.
Bypass certain malformed file types
from actions that are to be taken on the
Schedulable consolidated reports
The existing feature of consolidated reports
is now extended to support scheduling of
You can now schedule generation of
consolidated report for a particular report
template. You can have the option to enable
or disable scheduling.
Reports can be scheduled either:
At specific time
Support for US SSN template
This policy template detects US SSN
Numbers, which is a personal identification
number issued by the Social Security
Administration of the United States government.
You can use this template in a rule to identify valid US individual social security numbers.
Improved console scalability
If a failover occurs in a cluster environment where SMSMSE is deployed on two nodes of a cluster, the settings from the primary node are now seamlessly loaded on the secondary node without halting the failover.
This is applicable to Microsoft Exchange 2007 deployment only.
The delay experienced in loading the list of all mailboxes and all folders in the Scan Location panel under , is now drastically improved.
Components of SMSME have been upgraded for improved handling of files and file decomposition.