What’s new in GFI MailEssentials 2015 SR1
Released: April 23, 2015
This update includes a fix rollup of all the patches released since the last update and the Microsoft Gold certification requirements. The Kaspersky AV engine has also been updated to v8.3.
Below is a list of issues this service release resolves:
- When bulk transfers are sent to the GFI MailEssentials control lists, the GFI MailEssentials Attendant service will crash and stop the synchronization from occurring.
- Read receipts and Calendar invites end up being corrupted when processed by GFI MailEssentials.
- First attempt to update enabled Virus Scanning Engines fails after a server reboot.
- Outbound digitally signed emails end up as corrupted emails when processed by GFI MailEssentials.
- The Bitdefender Virus Scanning Engine blocks macros when macro scanning has been disabled.
- Outbound emails with a KOI8-R (Russian Character Set) will be modified by GFI MailEssentials, resulting in corrupt text.
- Multi-server slave server identifying itself as a master server after synchronization is executed.
- GFI MailEssentials Backend service high memory usage causing search and delete from quarantine to fail.
- BDY extension files written by GFI MailEssentials to Windows temp folder are block by an anti-virus.
- Configuration UI times out when users which are members of many groups want to log in.
- Quarantine transfers time out due to short time span set for the send request to be sent from client (slave) machines.
- When a user tries to access the quarantine search in the GFI MailEssentials console, the page loads very slowly.
- GFI Pop2Exchange quits the connection and fails to download on large emails.
- Cannot add Slave server to Multi-Install network as the connection fails.
- Patch installation fails with the error "The trust relationship between the primary domain and the trusted domain failed".
- Patch folder creation fails with the error "This access control list is not in canonical form and therefore cannot be modified".
- The Patch installer tries to stop and then start GFI and dependent services which are either already stopped or disabled, then fails to install patch.
- GFI MailEssentials intermittently fails to download correct settings for patches downloaded locally. As a result some patches fail to update.
- Pop2Exchange ignores grace period.
- Patch Writing to PatchStatus.xml is sometimes failing due to file being in use.
- Emails downloaded via GFI Pop2Exchange have intermittently their font size changed (increased).
- The GFI MailEssentials language detection filter is blocking emails because the default locale is not found.
- Quarantine RSS Feeds only working a few days after adding or enabling them in GFI MailEssentials.
What’s new in GFI MailEssentials 2015
Released: December 23, 2014
Award-winning GFI MailEssentials continues to improve, this time focusing on the management aspect but still giving users top virus and spam protection. This new release includes:
Synchronized configuration settings across different GFI MailEssentials servers enabling you to control your day to day tasks from one console.
Access a centralized Quarantine across different GFI MailEssentials servers which lets you view and search for quarantined emails from the same view.
Centralized Reporting across different GFI MailEssentials servers enables you to generate reports on the entire mail flow of your network.
Cascading GFI MailEssentials servers will now not scan approved emails, if they are joined to the multi-server network.
Replaced blocklist/whitelist/autowhitelist to use SQL Compact database engine for much more scalable and powerful lists.
- New revamped automatic updates system for product updates so that your GFI MailEssentials server is up to date with latest security updates.