Hexamail Guard Administration Guide - Antivirus - Scanner

Scanner

Scanner

   Embedded Engine Information

This group shows information about the current Antivirus scanning engine version and allows you to configure how often automatic updates are downloaded
Automatic Update every
Specify the interval between checks for automatic updates
Example interface
1 - 168 hours
4 hours

   Attachment Scanning

The antivirus module can scan email attachment types specified, and take action if infected
Action if infected
Defines what to do when attachments matching those configured are found to be infected
Example interface
Off, Mark, Detach, Block
Block
Scan extensions
Wild cards for identifying attachments you wish to be scanned for virus, worms or other malicious or undesireable automated scripts
Example interface
*.*
*.iso,*.rar,*.7z,*.exe,*.zip,*.doc,*.ppt,*.xls,*.eml,*.scr,*.ceo,*.bat,*.com,*.js,*.vbs,*.pif,*.jar,*.adp,*.app,*.asp,*.bas,*.bat,*.ce,*.chm,*.cmd,*.cnt,*.com,*.cpl,*.crt,*.csh,*.de,*.exe,*.fxp,*.gadget,*.hlp,*.hpj,*.hta,*.inf,*.ins,*.isp,*.its,*.js,*.jse,*.ksh,*.lnk,*.mad,*.maf,*.mag,*.mam,*.maq,*.ma,*.mas,*.mat,*.mau,*.mav,*.maw,*.mda,*.mdb,*.mde,*.mdt,*.mdw,*.mdz,*.msc,*.msh,*.msh1,*.msh2,*.mshxml,*.msh1xml,*.msh2xml,*.msi,*.msp,*.mst,*.ops,*.osd,*.pcd,*.pif,*.plg,*.prf,*.prg,*.pst,*.reg,*.scf,*.sc,*.sct,*.shb,*.shs,*.ps1,*.ps1xml,*.ps2,*.ps2xml,*.psc1,*.psc2,*.tmp,*.url,*.vb,*.vbe,*.vbp,*.vbs,*.vsmacros,*.vsw,*.ws,*.wsc,*.wsf,*.wsh,*.xnk,*.ade,*.cla,*.class,*.grp,*.ja,*.mcf,*.ocx,*.pl,*.xbap
Skip extensions
Wild cards for identifying attachments you do not wish to be scanned for virus, worms or other malicious or undesireable automated scripts
Example interface
*.mp3,*.wav
Ignore Signatures
Wild cards for identifying signatures you wish to ignore if detected
Example interface
PUA.*
Block Macros
Block macros within office documents
Example interface
On/Off
Advice to user
Enter the virus advice message you would like to use. This is the message inserted if attachments are detached from an email because the scanner detects a virus.
Example interface
The attachment '<attachname>' was removed because it contained the virus '<virus>' (<viruscode>)