Customizing Auto-Protect for email scans on Windows computers

You can customize Auto-Protect for email scans on Windows computers.
  1. To customize Auto-Protect for email scans on Windows computers
  2. In the console, open a Virus and Spyware Protection policy.
  3. Under
    Windows Settings
    , select one of the following options:
    • Microsoft Outlook Auto-Protect
    • Internet Email Auto-Protect*
    • Lotus Notes Auto-Protect*
    * Only available for client versions earlier than 14.2 RU1.
  4. On the
    Scan Details
    tab, check or uncheck
    Enable Internet Email Auto-Protect
    .
  5. Under
    Scanning
    , under
    File types
    , select one of the following options:
    • Scan all files
      This option is the default and most secure option.
    • Scan only selected extensions
      You can improve scan performance by selecting this option, however, you might decrease the protection on your computer.
  6. Check or uncheck
    Scan files inside compressed files
    .
  7. On the
    Notifications
    tab, under
    Notifications
    , check or uncheck
    Display a notification message on the infected computer
    . You can also customize the message.
  8. Under
    Email Notifications
    , check or uncheck any of the following options:
    • Insert a warning into the email message
    • Send email to the sender
    • Send email to others
    You can customize the message text and include a warning. For Internet Email Auto-Protect you must also specify the mail server.
  9. For Internet Email Auto-Protect only, on the
    Advanced
    tab, under
    Encrypted Connections
    , enable or disable encrypted POP3 or SMTP connections.
  10. Under
    Mass Mailing Worm Heuristics
    , check or uncheck
    Outbound worm heuristics
    .
  11. If you are finished with the configuration for this policy, click
    OK
    .