Features synchronized by Multi-Server

With Multi-Install, all GFI MailEssentials installations are joined together. With this setup settings are synchronized between servers and reporting/quarantine databases are centralized.

Configuration and management of GFI MailEssentials are done on one server for all GFI MailEssentials installations.


All GFI MailEssentials machines in a multi-server environment must have their IP address listed in the Perimeter SMTP Server Settings. This ensures that emails processed by a GFI MailEssentials server are not reprocessed by another server. For more information refer to Perimeter SMTP Server Settings.

The GFI MailEssentials multi-install feature performs the following actions: