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Does SEP support Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010?

Created: 14 Jan 2011 | 2 comments

Hey all,

There is an option in the MS SharePoint Workspace 2010 client for "scan incoming and outgoing files for viruses".  When I select this option (I am using the SEP RU5 client - managed), I get an error stating:

"SharePoint Workspace is unable to provide additional virus scanning because no providers are installed.  Please ensure that real-time scanning is enabled on this computer for adequate protection.  For more information, see online help."

The help docs (for SharePoint Workspace) state:

"The virus scanning feature is supported if you are running Norton Antivirus Personal Edition 2002 or higher.  Other anti-virus software applications may also support this feature, but have not yet been tested.  Note: The virus scanning feature is not supported if you are running Norton AV Corporate Edition"


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Brɨan's picture

It sounds like it is not supported. If it was, I would assume it wouldn't say that an AV wasn't installed.

You may want to call support to get the final verdict though.

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kraigd's picture

Thanks Brian, I will open up a support call and post back with there response...