Adding an existing MetaDefender Email Gateway Security instance

The following guideline describes how to add an existing MetaDefender Email Gateway Security instance to OPSWAT Central Management.

  1. Go to the MetaDefender Email Gateway Security management page under Inventory in the sidebar.

  2. Click the ADD NEW INSTANCE button in the top right panel.

  3. The dialog Add Instance will be opened. Select the Add an existing Instance button.

  4. Fill the proper inputs and then click the TEST CONNECTION button to check the connection status.

    • Name: The name you want to assign to the new Email Gateway Security instance.

    • API Key: The API Key of the Email Gateway Security instance to authenticate the request

    • Server Address: The address of the Email Gateway Security instance

  5. If this instance is already managed by another OPSWAT Central Management, the force takeover instance dialog will show the information and ask you if you want to force takeover this instance to your OPSWAT Central Management. Click FORCE to proceed.


  6. The dialog will be closed and the management page will be reloaded automatically if the result is successful.