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Option definitions

Enable logging to track activity on your network and record which settings you used to detect and respond to any potential threat that the scanner found.

Option Definition
Settings for Select Workstation or Server from the drop-down list.
Note: This option is only available via ePolicy Orchestrator.
Log to file Enable activity logging.
Log file location Accept the default location for the log file or specify a new location.

The default log name is AccessProtectionLog.txt.

The default location is: <drive>:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\McAfee\DesktopProtection\

The default location may vary depending on which operating system you are using.

Log file size Limit the size of the log file. Accept the default size (1 MB) or set a size from 1 MB to 999 MB. If the data in the log file exceeds the file size you set, the oldest 20 percent of the entries are deleted and new data is appended to the file.
Log file format Select the format of the log file. Default = Unicode (UTF8).
  • Unicode (UTF8) — Recommended if you are storing eastern text (every character is one or two bytes), or sharing information within a multi-national organization.
  • Unicode (UTF16) — Recommended if you are storing eastern text (every character is one or two bytes), or sharing information within a multi-national organization.
  • ANSI — Recommended if you are storing western text (every character is one byte).
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