Virus Control

Enabling Virus Control
Once you have loaded a profile you can either enable virus control on a per-user basis or on a global basis where every user on the system uses the same anti virus profile as the Administrator.

Virus Control is enabled from the Advanced properties of the User Preferences menu:

  1. Double click on the Administrator in the CMail console to open User Preferences. (If you have renamed the Administrator mailbox, click on the first user in the user list.)

  2. Click the Advanced button.

  3. The virus control section is located in the middle of the Advanced User Properties menu.

  4. Tick the checkbox labeled Users Mail is checked by virus control to enable scanning for the Administrator.

  5. Check the box labeled Attempt to clean infected file.

  6. You can also tick the other boxes displayed under When suspected virus is found to get CMail to perform various actions when a virus is detected. A full description of these options is listed here.

  7. Click OK.

  8. Click OK.

  9. Click File followed by Save Settings.

Virus scanning is now enabled for the Administrator only. If you wish all other users on the system to use the Administrator profile for virus scanning:

  1. Click Options followed by Virus Control.

  2. Tick the box labeled Impose Global Virus Control located in the top right of the virus control menu.

  3. Click OK.

  4. Click File followed by Save Settings.

Virus scanning will now be enabled for every user on the system. To be sure this is the case, open the user preferences menu for a user other than the Administrator and click Advanced. The checkboxes under the Virus Control section will be greyed out but a checkmark will be visible if the option has been enabled in the Administrator profile.

To enable virus scanning on an individual basis, ensure that Impose Global Virus Control is unchecked on the Virus Control menu and then configure each user individually as you did for the Administrator profile: 

  1. Double click on the relevant user in the CMail console to open User Preferences

  2. Click the Advanced button.

  3. The virus control section is located in the middle of the Advanced User Properties menu.

  4. Tick the checkbox labeled Users Mail is checked by virus control to enable scanning for the Administrator.

  5. You can also tick the boxes displayed under When suspected virus is found to get CMail to perform various actions when a virus is detected. A full description of these options is listed here.

  6. Click OK.

  7. Click OK.

  8. Click File followed by Save Settings.

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