The antivirus applications integrated into UserGate Proxy Server
have a number of settings.
- Checking HTTP traffic: allows the switching on or off of
HTTP traffic checking.
- Checking FTP traffic: allows the switching on or off of
FTP traffic checking.
- Checking archives: allows the switching on or off of the
- Checking mail: allows the switching on or off of the
Antivirus updates folder:
the directory where the antivirus
profiles are stored. By default, these are stored in catalogue
"bases". The directory location can be changed, but when it is, the
new catalogue of antivirus bases is empty, so the Check now! button
should be clicked to download the latest antivirus profiles.
Temporary folder: this is a directory for storing
temporary files when antiviruses are active. Files before scanning
are saved in this directory if a file cannot be stored in memory.
The default folder used is Windows Temp folder.
this option lets you enable or disable
antivirus checking for specific URLs or for specific types of
documents. For example, the first line of the filter in the picture
is *mycompany.com*, which prevents traffic from that website being
checked. By default, the antivirus software checks traffic from
Exclude groups: this option lets you choose groups of
users, whose traffic does not need an antivirus check.
Two active antiviruses!
Starting with UserGate version 126.96.36.1997, two antiviruses
(Kaspersky and Panda) work simultaneously-in harmony! After
switching on the options of traffic checking with both antiviruses
simultaneously, arrows appear at the upper tab.
The arrows indicate the sequence of the
various types of traffic checks. In the example, ( illustration).
antivirus will first check HTTP and Email, while FTP traffic is
checked by Kaspersky antivirus.