Release Notes for Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer 6.0.2

Last updated on 3/3/2016



Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer is a plug-in designed to protect corporate mail systems against viruses. The plug-in integrates into Kerio MailServer/Connect and checks the attached files of e-mails.

With the use of the plug-in, Kerio MailServer/Connect incorporates the latest and most advanced anti-virus technologies of Doctor Web aimed to detect different types of malicious objects which may present a threat to mail system operation and information security.

Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer checks the mail traffic for viruses, dialer programs, adware, riskware, hacktools and joke programs. On detection of a security threat, they are treated according to the Kerio MailServer/Connect settings.

Main Features

Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer performs the following functions:

The anti-virus check of e-mail attachments according to Kerio MailServer/Connect rules

Malware detection

Setting actions for different types of malware: dialer programs, adware, riskware, hacktools and joke programs

Isolation of the infected objects in the Dr.Web quarantine

Fast and efficient check

Mail traffic multithreaded check

Heuristic analysis for additional protection against unknown viruses

Simple installation

Automatic update of virus databases

New Features in This Release

Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 support has been added.


System Requirements

To install Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer 6.0.2, your computer must meet the following minimum requirements:



Disk Space

Minimum 120 MB of disk space.

Operating System

One of the following:

Microsoft® Windows® 2000 (Professional Edition, Server, Advanced Server or Datacenter Server) with SP4 and Update Rollup 1

Microsoft® Windows® XP (Home Edition or Professional Edition)

Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 (Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition or Datacenter Edition)

Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 (Standard Edition, Enterprise Edition or Datacenter Edition)

Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2

Windows Vista® (Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Enterprise or Ultimate)

Microsoft® Windows 7® (Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Business, Enterprise or Ultimate)

Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2

Both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of operating systems are supported.

Mail server

One of the following:

Kerio MailServer 6.2 or higher

Kerio Connect 7.0.0 or higher

This section reflects requirements for the Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer only. See Kerio MailServer/Connect guides for mail server requirements. Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer operates successfully on computers which meet the Kerio MailServer/Connect requirements.


1.In case an antivirus file guard Spider Guard operates in the system (for example, it is included in Dr.Web for FileServers or Dr.Web Security Space products) besides Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer, it is necessary to add to exclusions the Kerio MailServer temporary files upload directory (by default, %ProgramFiles%\Kerio\MailServer\Store\tmp).

2.Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer is not compatible with the versions of Doctor Web products that contain the Dr.Web Scanning Engine service version 5.0.4. They are the 32-bit versions of Dr.Web anti-virus for Windows 5.0.2, Dr.Web Security Space 5.0.2, Dr.Web anti-virus for Windows servers 5.0.2.

3.If Kerio Connect 7.0.0 is used, changing the settings of Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer via the Kerio Connect 7.0.0 Configuration Web-console is not applied to the plug-in operation. This problem does not exist in the higher versions of Kerio Connect.

Installation of Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer 6.0.2

To install Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer 6.0.2 you must have the Administrator's privileges. Before installation make sure that all previous versions of the program are deleted from the computer.

To install the application:

1.Copy the following files to the computer where Kerio MailServer/Connect resides:

The installation file

License key file

2.Depending on the type of operating system run the installation file drweb-KerioMailServer-602-windows-nt-x86.exe (if you use the 32-bit operating system) or drweb-KerioMailServer-602-windows-nt-x64.exe (if your operating system is 64-bit).

3.The window with a suggestion to choose the language of installation will appear. You can choose English or Russian language of installation. Click OK.

4.InstallShield Wizard for Kerio MailServer will open. Click Next.

5.On the License Agreement page read the Dr.Web License Agreement, select I accept the terms in the license agreement and click Next.

6.On the License Key page enter the path to the license key file or click Browse to select the file. If you don't have a valid key file you can get it by clicking Get license key and filling the form on the Doctor Web official web-site. Click Next.

7.On the Kerio MailServer Path page specify the path to the Kerio MailServer installation folder. Click Next.

8.On the Destination Folder page enter the path to the folder where the plug-in will be installed. By default, it is the folder C:\Program Files\DrWeb for Kerio MailServer. If you want to choose another folder click Change and specify the path to it. Click Next.

9.On the Ready to Install the Program page click Install to start installation of Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer on your computer.

10.After the installation of Dr.Web for Kerio MailServer is completed you can launch the virus bases update by selecting the checkbox Run update. Then click Finish to exit the wizard.

After installation you need to configure Kerio MailServer/Connect to use the plug-in by means of Administration Console for Kerio MailServer.

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