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Configuring Avast Business Antivirus Policies: Enabling and Configuring Exchange Server Protection

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Exchange Server Protection is available for Servers only, not Workstations. Exchange Server Protection protects your Exchange Server from threats.

  1. Click Configuration > Policies > Avast Antivirus.
  2. Click the name of a policy.
  3. Click the Server Settings tab.
  4. Click the Active Protection tab.
  5. In the Shields section, move the slider to enable Exchange.
  6. Click Apply Changes.
To Configure Exchange Server Scanning
  1. Click Configuration > Policies > Avast Antivirus.
  2. Click the name of a policy.
  3. Click the Server Settings tab.
  4. Click the Active Protection tab.
  5. Click the Customize link in the Exchange section.
  6. Click the Scanning tab.
  7. Click any of the following check boxes:
    • Scan messages on-access
    • Scan messages in the background
    • Enable proactive scanning
    • Scan at transport level
    • Scan RTF message bodies
    • Try to clean infected objects
  8. Click Apply Changes.
Configuring Avast Business Antivirus Policies: Configuring Actions to Take When Exchange Server Protection Finds Untestable or Infected Items

Exchange Server Protection is available for Servers only, not Workstations.

  1. Click Configuration > Policies > Avast Antivirus.
  2. Click the name of a policy.
  3. Click the Server Settings tab.
  4. Click the Active Protection tab.
  5. Click the Customize link in the Exchange section.
  6. Click the Scanning tab.
  7. In the Untestable Items area, click any of the following check boxes:
    • Allow full access to the item
    • Overwrite the item with a warning
    • Delete the whole message
    • If possible, change object icon
  8. In the Infected Items area, click any of the following check boxes:
    • Allow full access to the item
    • Overwrite the item with a warning
    • Delete the whole message
    • If possible, change object icon
  9. Click Apply Changes.
Configuring Avast Business Antivirus Policies: Blocking Email Attachments on Exchange Servers

Exchange Server Protection is available for Servers only, not Workstations.

You can choose to block attachments with certain filename masks. Hackers can mask filenames to make malicious files appear to be safe.

  1. Click Configuration > Policies > Avast Antivirus.
  2. Click the name of a policy.
  3. Click the Server Settings tab.
  4. Click the Active Protection tab.
  5. Click the Customize link in the Exchange section.
  6. Click the Blocking tab.
  7. Click the Enable attachment blocking by name check box.
  8. Type a filename mask.
  9. Click Add.
  10. Repeat steps 8-9 until you have added all the attachment filenames you want to block.
  11. To customize the file replaces the attachment, type in the following boxes:
    • Filename replacement
    • Replace with
  12. Click Apply Changes.
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