- 07 Apr 2022
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Setting up Antivirus File Scanning
- Updated on 07 Apr 2022
- 2 Minutes to read
After adding the antivirus license, you add an antivirus server to the portal and then include antivirus scanning in a plan at the global level. Any portal assigned to this plan includes antivirus scanning.
To add a license key:
In the global administration view, select Settings > License in the navigation pane.
The MANAGE LICENSES page is displayed.
Click Add license key.
The Add License Keys window opens.
Copy the license key you received from CTERA, that includes antivirus, and paste it into the text box.
To add more than one key, paste each key on a new line.
The system verifies and activates the license keys by contacting the CTERA Activation service. As each license key is activated, it is associated with this installation of CTERA Portal.
Optionally add a comment in the Comment field. The comment is displayed in the MANAGE LICENSES page.Note:You can use this comment to document information such as the purchase order number associated with the license.
To add or edit an antivirus server:
In the global administration view, select Settings > Antivirus in the navigation pane.
The ANTIVIRUS page is displayed.
To add a new server, click Add a Server.
The New Antivirus Server window is displayed.
To edit an existing antivirus server, click the server’s name.
The antivirus server window is displayed with the server as the window title.
Specify the details:
Name – A name for the server.
Scanning server type – Select a supported antivirus:
McAfee Web Gateway
Symantec Protection Engine
ESET Gateway Security
McAfee VirusScan Enterprise for Storage
Trend Micro InterScan
- Server URL – The URL of the server, including the ICAP port and the name of the service. The default ICAP port is 1344. The antivirus service name is configurable in the antivirus server software. Assuming the default ICAP port and default antivirus service name:
For all the scanning server types except for ESET, the URL is http:// IP :1344/avscan
For ESET the URL is http:// IP :1344/av_scan
Server connection timeout – The server's connection timeout, in seconds.
The sever is added and started. The ANTIVIRUS page is redisplayed showing the server.
The Antivirus Status bar at the top of the page shows the current status:
Active/RUNNING OK – Antivirus is running on at least one server.
No Servers/NO SCANNING SERVERS ABVAILABLE – There are no antivirus servers defined.
Failed/NO SCANNING SERVERS ABVAILABLE – The antivirus server is not running.
Disabled/NOT RUNNING – Antivirus scanning has been suspended.
To set up antivirus scanning in a plan:
In the global administration view, select Provisioning > Plans in the navigation pane.
The PLANS page is displayed.
Click the plan to configure antivirus scanning.
The plan wizard opens, displaying the Services window.
Check Antivirus Service to activate the antivirus feature and continue with the wizard to completion.
When antivirus is activated, files are scanned for malware automatically and transparently, before they are downloaded for the first time.