How to upgrade from SurfControl E-mail Filter to Websense Email Security

Article Number: 000004613
4613
Products: Email Security, SurfControl Email Filter
Versions: N/A

Problem Description

This article contains instructions for upgrading from SurfControl E-mail Filter to Websense Email Security by importing SurfControl configuration settings like dictionaries, rules, and custom queues into Websense Email Security.

Resolution

This article includes 2 videos that contain detailed instructions for upgrading SurfControl E-mail Filter software by exporting existing SurfControl configuration settings and importing them into Websense Email Security.

Click here to download and view the first steps in the upgrade process, including:

  1. Pre-upgrade considerations
  2. SurfControl E-mail Filter configuration back-up and export
  3. Uninstall of SurfControl E-mail Filter

Click here to download and view the second half of the upgrade process, including:

  1. Installation of Websense Email Security
  2. SurfControl E-mail Filter configuration import
  3. Threatseeker component upgrades

Notes & Warnings

Additional Problems and Search Terms:
Upgrade to latest version of Websense Email Security, SEF upgrade to WES

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