IMF Tune - Bringing Back the Exchange Connection Filter
The Microsoft IMF v2 Updates May Cause Problems with IMF Tune (QF20060110)
January 19, 2006
Installing Exchange Intelligent Message Filter (IMF) updates may cause a warning dialog to pop-up whenever opening the IMF Tune configuration.
This issue applies to users running IMF Tune together with IMF v2.
As from December 2005, Microsoft started releasing regular IMF updates. Installing any of these updates may lead IMF Tune to incorrectly detect the current IMF version. In turn, on opening the configuration, this causes the following warning dialog to pop-up:
The warning is incorrect since:
The problem does not affect spam filtering in any manner. The product will still function and process emails.
Checking If IMF Tune Requires the Fix
This problem is only cosmetic. Thus users not experiencing this issue are not required to apply the fix.
The build number including this fix is 126.96.36.199. Verify the currently installed build number to determine if this fix applies to your IMF Tune version. Do this as follows:
Upgrading IMF Tune
You may obtain the fix in one of the following manners:
Installing the latest IMF Tune build 188.8.131.52
Applying the cumulative patch for IMF Tune build 184.108.40.206
Applying Patch QF20060110
The patch applies to IMF Tune build 220.127.116.11., and includes all fixes released since this build. Follow this link to download the patch. Installation instructions are included within the compressed file.
Upgrading IMF Tune to Build 18.104.22.168
The complete IMF Tune build is available from the WinDeveloper site. Follow this link to download the latest IMF Tune build.
When performing a full IMF Tune upgrade, this is the recommended procedure:
By following these steps you are sure that no server restarts are required and that all configuration settings are retained.