VERITAS StorageCentral (tm) 5.2 - File Blocking Signature Update Utility

Article:TECH31623  |  Created: 2004-01-13  |  Updated: 2005-01-27  |  Article URL
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VERITAS StorageCentral (tm) 5.2 - File Blocking Signature Update Utility


Signature Update Utility
Copyright (C) 1996-2003 VERITAS Software Corp.

The VERITAS StorageCentral 5.2 Signature Update Utility will install the latest file blocking signatures for StorageCentral.

Duplicate signatures

There are a number of files which have multiple signatures. Please make sure these are represented correctly in the Authorized/Unauthorized lists in the appropriate file groups. File with multiple signatures are:

MP3 - (*.mp3, *.mp33, *.mp3a, *.mp3b)
CAB - (*.cab, *.caba)
TIF - (*.tif, *.tifa)
TIFF - (*.tiff, *.tiffa)

New signatures by file group

Email files:


Backup and Archive:


Cursor and icon files:


Graphic files:


Media files:


File types not represented in default file groups:

*.api - Unknown
*.cdr - Unknown
*.chm - Help File

Other Signature Revisions

An updated signature for Microsoft Excel and Word files (.xls and .doc).

Removed the signature for MSG files

Installation instructions:

1. Unzip the file into a directory

2. Run UpdSig.exe. UpdSig.exe will find the latest signature file in the same directory and update the signatures in the registry.

3. After the installation is completed, delete the files unpacked in step 1

Log file

In the StorageCentral bin directory a log file, called UpdSig.log, contains all the changes made to the signatures as a result of running step 2 above. Please review the UpdSig.log file to see what new signatures have been created.

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