GFI MailEssentials must be configured to update through a proxy.
GFI MailEssentials can be configured to update the Bayesian filter's database and the Anti-Phishing database from the GFI Software update servers. Should the GFI MailEssentials server resides behind a proxy server, GFI MailEssentials would need to be configured to use the proxy server in question to download the required updates. The following procedure explains how to configure GFI MailEssentials to download updates using a proxy server.
Open the GFI MailEssentials configuration
Expand the General Settings node
Select Settings node and click the Updates tab
Under the Updates tab, click the Configure proxy server button
Enable the option Obtain updates through proxy server
Enter the IP address and port for the proxy server
: If the proxy server requires authentication, enable the option Use the following credentials
and define the username, password and type of authentication used by the Proxy server.
A proxy is needed for HTTP internet access.