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

Article:TECH31623  |  Created: 2004-01-13  |  Updated: 2005-01-27  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH31623
Article Type
Technical Solution

Environment

Issue



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

Solution



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:

*.msg

Backup and Archive:

*.cab
*.caba
*.msp
*.tar
*.tgz
*.z
*.gz

Cursor and icon files:

*.ani
*.ico
*.cur

Graphic files:

*.tifa
*.tiffa
*.jpeg

Media files:

*.asf
*.cmf
*.mid
*.mp2
*.mp4
*.mpe
*.mpg
*.ram
*.rm
*.rmi
*.snd
*.wm
*.wma

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 SC_Signatures.zip 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.


Attachments

SC_Signatures_267408.zip (70 kBytes)

Legacy ID



267408


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH31623


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