ISA 2004 & IHateSpam Exchange Edition

If you are using Sunbelt Software’s IHateSpam Exchange (Server) Edition v1.6, there should be hourly updates in the  micro_updates subdirectory. If you are running ISA, you may discover that you are not getting the updates. Here’s how I fixed the problem:

1.Go to C:.\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\IHateSpam Server Edition directory

2. Edit the file cartridge.cfg with Notepad

3. Go to the end of the file and look for the line that reads:
# http proxy = localhost:8800

4. Edit this line by first by deleting the pound (#) symbol, and then entering the ip address and proxy port as appropriate for your SBS server. In my case, my server’s internal IP address is, so I changed the line to read:

http proxy =

5. After saving this file, go to a command line on your SBS server and enter: iisreset  /restart

Kevin Weilbacher [SBS-MVP]
“The days pass by so quickly now, the nights are seldom long”

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