DisclaimIt 5.3 Release Notes

Welcome to DisclaimIt 5.3. Please refer to these release notes to obtain the most up-to-date information about installation, documentation, support, and other known issues.


What's New

important IMPORTANT   Licenses for DisclaimIt 1.x, 2.x and 3.x are not valid for DisclaimIt 5.3 and can not be upgraded to DisclaimIt 5.x licenses.
                          Licenses for DisclaimIt 4.x are not valid for DisclaimIt 5.3 but can be upgraded to DisclaimIt 5.x licenses. For more information, please see https://www.netal.com/disclaimit5x.htm.

DisclaimIt 5.3 contains the following new feature:


Installing DisclaimIt 5.3

Prerequisites for the DisclaimIt Services feature:

Prerequisites for the DisclaimIt Manager feature:

note Note   When you install DisclaimIt, the service Microsoft Exchange Transport needs to be restarted.

Other Installation Considerations

Uninstalling the Product

To uninstall the product, open the Control Panel, go to Uninstall a program, select DisclaimIt 5.3 and click on Uninstall.

note Note   When you uninstall DisclaimIt, existing MS Exchange transport rule linked to processing rules are not removed. This means that after you install the last instance of DisclaimIt, remove afterwards all MS Exchange transport rules whose names begin with DisclaimIt Rule:.

note Note   When you uninstall DisclaimIt, the service Microsoft Exchange Transport needs to be restarted.


Upgrading from DisclaimIt 5.0, 5.1 or 5.2

Upgrading from DisclaimIt 5.0, 5.1 or 5.2 is supported. All configuration settings will be preserved.


Upgrading from DisclaimIt 4.x

An in-place upgrade from a DisclaimIt 4.x version to DisclaimIt 5.3 is not supported because DisclaimIt 5.3 can only be installed on MS Exchange 2013/2016 Mailbox servers while DisclaimIt 4.x versions could only be installed on MS Exchange 2007/2010 Hub Transport servers.

It is possible to perform a one-time migration of your 4.x configuration by copying the content of the directory <InstallDir>\Data\Configuration from a server with DisclaimIt 4.x installed to the same directory on the server where DisclaimIt 5.x is installed.


Upgrading from DisclaimIt 2.x or 3.x

DisclaimIt 4.x/5.x was developed from the ground up based on .NET technology to be used in an MS Exchange 2007/2010/2013/2016 environment. If you were using a previous version of DisclaimIt (1.x, 2.x, 3.x), you will find many similarities but also some important differences. We strongly advise you to read the following topics:

An in-place upgrade from a previous version of DisclaimIt (2.x, 3.x) to DisclaimIt 5.3 is not supported because DisclaimIt 5.3 can only be installed on MS Exchange 2013/2016 Mailbox servers. It is nonetheless possible to migrate the configuration settings of an installation of DisclaimIt 2.6, 2.7, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2 or 3.3 by importing the legacy configuration file, Config.xml. Please read Importing Legacy Configuration for more information.


DisclaimIt and MS Exchange 2013/2016

DisclaimIt 5.3 can only be used in an MS Exchange 2013/2016 environment. The DisclaimIt Services for message processing can only be installed on MS Exchange 2013/2016 servers with the Mailbox Server role installed. Please note the following deployment options:

important IMPORTANT   If you install and use the DisclaimIt Services on more than one MS Exchange 2013/2016 server, please note the following:


Product Documentation

The documentation for the product is available by accessing the Product Documentation item in the program group where the product is installed.


Limited Trial License and User License

The DisclaimIt product ships with an evaluation license, which will expire 60 days after installation. According to the End-User License Agreement ("EULA"), on expiration of the evaluation license, you must either purchase one or more user licenses or alternatively completely uninstall the DisclaimIt software. To order user licenses or to find detailed ordering information, please go to https://www.netal.com/disclaimit5x.htm.


Providing Feedback

A web-based support forum is available to help you interact with us and other users of this product.


Technical Support

If you have a technical question about DisclaimIt, use this online documentation or consult Help by clicking the Help button during a procedure. If you still have a question, post it to the web-based support forum or send your technical questions to support@netal.com.


Copyright Information

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2015-10-09