General tab

Option definitions

Configure general on-access scanning options.

Option Definition
Settings for Select Workstation or Server from the drop-down list.
Note: This option is only available via ePolicy Orchestrator.
Scan Specify general scan items:
  • Boot sectors — Scan boot sectors.
  • Floppy during shutdown — Scan floppy drives when the computer is shut down.
  • Processes on enable — The McAfee On-access McShield service scans all processes which are already running.

Enable on-access scanning Specify when to enable scanning:
  • Enable on-access scanning at system startup — Enable the on-access scanner each time you start your computer.
  • Enable on-access scanning when the policy is enforced — Enable the on-access scanner each time the policy is enforced.
Note: This option is only available via ePolicy Orchestrator.
Maximum scan time Maximum archive scan time — Specify the maximum archive scanning time, in seconds. Default = 15 seconds. The time you select for the archive scan must be less than the time you select for scanning all files.
  • Enforce a maximum scanning time for all files — Define a maximum scanning time and enforce it for all files.
  • Maximum scan time — Specify the maximum scan time for all files in seconds. Default = 45 seconds.
Note: If a scan exceeds the time limit, the scan stops cleanly and logs a message. If the scan cannot be stopped cleanly, it terminates and starts again on the next scan.
Cookies
Note: This option is only available if you installed AntiSpyware Enterprise Module 8.7.

Scan cookie files — Enable scanning of cookie files.

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