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About the Default Configuration Page

You are here: Security Services > Content Security > Default Configuration.

The Default Configuration page describes the security features of Content Security.

This default configuration will be used, if there are multiple Content Security policies present in the potential list. The global configuration will be used till the exact match is found in the potential list.

The following security features are parts of Content Security default configuration:

  • Antivirus—Antivirus is an in-the-cloud antivirus solution. The virus pattern and malware database are located on external servers maintained by Sophos (Sophos Extensible List) servers.

  • Web Filtering—Web filtering lets you to manage Internet usage by preventing access to inappropriate Web content.

  • Antispam—This feature examines transmitted messages to identify any e-mail spam.

  • Content Filtering—This feature blocks or permits certain types of traffic based on the MIME type, file extension, protocol command, and embedded object type.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

  • View the collapsed or expanded details of the Content Security default configuration options. To do this, select any one of the Content Security default configurations and click Expand All or Collapse All available on the upper-right corner of the page.

  • Edit a default configuration. See Edit a Default Configuration.

  • Delete a default configuration. See Delete a Default Configuration.

Field Descriptions

Table 1 describes the fields on the Default Configuration page.

Table 1: Fields on the Default Configuration Page




Displays the configured antivirus. You can edit the configured antivirus.

Web Filtering

Displays the configured Web filtering. You can edit the configured web filtering.


Displays the configured antispam. You can edit the configured antispam.

Content Filtering

Displays the configured content filtering. You can edit the configured content filtering.