|WINDOWS SERVICE INSTALLATION FOR EFS|
EFS3 Gateway Service
The Windows Service installation will only work with the registered ADVANCED/ADVANCED PLUS versions of EFS under Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000 or Windows 2003. If you want to setup the service, please register the advanced/advanced plus version.
Removing the old "EFSGate" service:
If you ran a version of EFS prior to 5.60.05 and installed the "EFSGate" service as per the old instructions on this page, then perform the following to remove:
Ensure you're logged on with an account that has administrative priviledges. Fully install EFS by running efs3full.exe following onscreen instructions (consult the help by EFS screen pages if necessary). Once installation is complete, run EFS and double click the icon in the system tray to open. You must configure all EFS settings and test mail is successfully forwarding from your ISP's Pop3 server to your own local mail server. It is highly recommended you Enable Logging' and 'Write HTML Code' from the Advanced tab so you can check progress of EFS.
Installing the service:
Once EFS is fully configured and mail is flowing successfully, click the 'Control' tab in EFS.
If you are happy with your configuration then click 'Yes' to proceed, otherwise click 'No' then go back and resolve any misconfiguration first.
Checking the service:
Confirm that the "EFS3 Gateway Service" was successfully installed. Access the services console by one of the following methods:
The Service should appear as follows:
Accessing the console again:
To make configuration changes to EFS after installation as a service, the service needs to be stopped. You can either manually stop the service from the services console or simply run EFS from the Start menu. EFS will automatically detect whether the service is installed and running and notify you that it needs to be stopped before it can continue, as shown here:
Click 'Yes' to stop the service, then double click the EFS icon from the system tray, make your changes, save then exit EFS. You will be prompted to start the service again as follows:
EFS is now configured and running as an automated Windows Service which will automatically start at each boot and remain running once you log off. To monitor EFS while it is running as a service, check the HTML pages generated by EFS or consult the Log files.