Specifying an action to take when a quarantine threshold is met
You can define thresholds for the local quarantine and specify the actions that you want Mail Security to take when a quarantine threshold is met.
See Establishing local quarantine thresholds
You can specify any of the following actions:
Sends a notification message to the administrator when a threshold is met.
This item is checked by default.
Sends a notification to the other recipients that you specify when a threshold is met.
Delete oldest items
Removes the oldest items in the local quarantine when a threshold is met.
To specify an action to take when a quarantine threshold is met
In the console on the primary navigation bar, click
In the sidebar under Views, click
Under When a threshold is met, check to send notification messages to the administrator.
See Configuring notification settings for scan violations
Check to send notification messages to additional people.
In the box, type the email addresses of the people to whom you want Mail Security to send notifications.
Separate email addresses with commas.
Check to remove the items that reach a threshold.
This option is not enabled by default.
If is not checked and a quarantine size threshold is reached, the event is logged. Mail Security sends a notification to the recipients that are specified on the Quarantine Settings page.
Under Administrator Notification, in the box, type your subject line text.
The default text is: Administrator Alert: The Symantec Mail Security Quarantine has exceeded a set limit.
In the box, type the administrator notification message body.
The default text is: You should manage the Quarantine to remove files or change the Quarantine settings. Details: %details%.
You can use variables in the message body.
See Alert and notification variables
On the toolbar, click to apply your changes.
See Deploying settings and changes to a server or group