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Scan on network drives

Created: 30 Nov 2010 • Updated: 13 Jan 2011 | 2 comments
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Hi,

 

How to scan network drives that live on a NAS . We are using the product SEP 11.0.5

 

Regards,

Sanoj

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pete_4u2002's picture

you need to edit the AV/AS policy to scan the network drive

 

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH104430&locale=en_US

 

Enables or disables scanning on network drives

· Network Settings

When scanning is enabled on network drives, Auto-Protect scans files when a client computer or a server accesses them from a server. When network scanning is enabled, you can also enable Auto-Protect to trust remote versions of Auto-Protect and to use a network cache.

P_K_'s picture

For NAS you need to use Symantec AntiVirus for Network Attached Storage

Symantec AntiVirus for Network Attached Storage (NAS) provides scalable, high-performance virus scanning and repair services to protect valuable data stored on network-attached storage devices. The solution provides increased scanning performance and improved detection capabilities for protection against multi-blended threats. NAS employs Symantec antivirus technologies using Symantec Scan Engine to detect viruses, worms, and Trojan horses in all major file types, including mobile code and compressed-file formats. Virus definitions and engines are updated automatically with no interruption in virus scanning using Symantec LiveUpdate.

http://www.symantec.com/business/antivirus-for-net...

MCT MCSE-2012 Symantec Technical Specialist (SCTS)

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