E-mail Scanner for MS Exchange (SMTP TA) Settings
Getting here: Main Screen -> Main Menu Tools -> Advanced settings -> Server components -> branch E-mail Scanner for MS Exchange (SMTP TA), or
Main Screen -> Server Components Quick Link -> double-click EMS (SMTP) icon -> Settings button
In this dialog you will find several preset options related to the E-mail Scanner for MS Exchange (SMTP TA) e-mail virus scanning performance. This dialog is divided into several sections:
Enable component – you can enable or disable mail scanning here.
Language roll-down menu – select a language for the E-mail Scanner for MS Exchange (SMTP TA) component.
Certify messages – if you check this box, every e-mail scanned by the E-mail Scanner for MS Exchange (SMTP TA) component a considered safe will be “certified”, i.e. a short message will be added into its body. Type the desired message into the text field below. The default text says that “The message does not contain any threats”.
Log file size field – the log file contains record of various E-mail Scanner for MS Exchange (SMTP TA) related events, such as program libraries loading notes, virus-found events, troubleshooting warnings, etc. Use the text filed to set the maximum size of this file.
| · ||Use Heuristics – check to use Heuristics detection method when scanning documents. Heuristic analysis is a simulation and evaluation of the scanned object’s instructions in a virtual computer environment. Therefore, it can even detect malicious code not yet described in the virus database.
| · ||Report Potentially Unwanted Programs and Spyware threats – check to use the Anti-Spyware engine, i.e. detect and report suspicious and potentially unwanted programs when scanning e-mail messages and attachments.
| · ||Report enhanced set of Potentially Unwanted Programs – check to detect extended package of spyware: programs that are perfectly ok and harmless when acquired from the manufacturer directly, but can be misused for malicious purposes later, or programs that always harmless but might be unwanted (various toolbars etc.). This is an additional measure that increases your computer security and comfort even more, however it can possibly block legal programs, and is therefore switched off by default. Note: This detection feature is additional to the previous option, so if you want protection from the basic types of spyware, always keep the previous box checked.
| · ||Scan inside archives – check to scan contents of archives attached to e-mail messages.
E-mail attachments reporting
| · ||Report password protected archives – archives (ZIP, RAR etc.) that are protected by password are not possible to scan for viruses; check the box to report these as potentially dangerous.
| · ||Report password protected documents – documents protected by password are not possible to scan for viruses; check the box to report these as potentially dangerous.
| · ||Report files containing macros – a macro is a predefined sequence of steps aimed to make certain tasks easier for a user (MS Word macros are widely known). As such, a macro can contain potentially dangerous instructions, and you might like to check the box to ensure that files with macros will be reported as suspicious.
| · ||Report hidden extensions – hidden extension can make e.g. a suspicious executable file “something.txt.exe” appear as harmless plain text file “something.txt|
“; check the box to report these as potentially dangerous.