Internal Antivirus Scan Manager Settings Overview
Yo can use the AV Scan Manager Settings tab to configure the AV scanner options available in the UI. Table 1 describes the internal AV Scan Manager setting options.
Table 1: Internal AV Scan Manager Settings
Internal AV Scan Manager Options
Pattern Server URL
You specify the URL address of the server from which the device retrieves pattern file updates.
You can use one of the following two default pattern-update URLs:
Update AV pattern through proxy
You can update AV patterns from a proxy server.
This update does not require Internet access and is done offline. You cannot configure an HTTPS proxy, because you cannot cache an HTTPS proxy.
You can specify the interval at which the device starts an automatic pattern update.
Note: You can direct a security device to immediately contact the pattern server and update its pattern file. To do this, right-click the device object and select AV Scan Manager > Update Pattern. (You can modify the pattern server URL and update the interface if necessary.) Click OK.
Maximum Decompression level
You can specify the number of levels of compression to examine.
A setting of 2 will examine a compressed file within a compressed file. If the number of levels of compression in the file exceeds the number indicated here, the e-mail will be blocked.
Content drop parameters
You can specify that the device drop messages if the size of the content or the number of concurrent messages exceed configurable limits.
You can select the type of protocols (HTTP, SMTP, FTP, IMAP or POP3) that are to be examined for virus patterns.
For each protocol, you can also specify the following (not all values applicable to all protocols):