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Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 and Exchange mail scanning

Created: 12 Mar 2013 | 3 comments


I have purchesed Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 for my client PCs.

I know when installing on the 2011SBS it wil add the exceptions required for Exchnage 2010 but will it also scan email for SPAM and viruses?

Or do i need to purchase something else?



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.Brian's picture

SEP 12.1 will add the necessary exclusions for Exchange

About the automatic exclusion of files and folders for Microsoft Exchange server and Symantec products

Article:TECH102400  |  Created: 2007-01-02  |  Updated: 2013-01-04  |  Article URL

SEP also has an Exchange email plugin which will scan email for viruses

How effective is Antivirus Email protection (Outlook/ Notes Scanner) with Symantec Endpoint Protection ?

Article:TECH197740  |  Created: 2012-10-02  |  Updated: 2012-11-27  |  Article URL


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SMLatCST's picture

SEP only protects the OS from threats, and does not scan emails themselves.  For email scanning you'll need something like the below products:
(Note that SEP also puts automatice exclusions for this product too)

SebastianZ's picture

For teh protection of Email onthe Exchange server you require a different product - Mail Security For Exchange