Customizing Auto-Protect for Linux clients

You might want to customize Auto-Protect settings for the clients that run on Linux computers.
As of 14.3 RU1, configuring the options on the
tab, and
tab (steps 9,10, and 11) is deprecated for the Linux client.
  1. To customize Auto-Protect for Linux clients
  2. In the console, open a Virus and Spyware Protection policy.
  3. Under
    Linux Settings
    , under
    Protection Technology
    , click
  4. On the
    Scan Details
    tab, check or uncheck
    Enable Auto-Protect
  5. Under
    , under
    File types
    , click one of the following options:
    • Scan all files
      This option is the default and is the 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.
      (Not available as of 14.3 RU1)
  6. Under
    Additional options
    , check or uncheck
    Scan for security risks
  7. Click
    Advanced Scanning and Monitoring
    to change options for the actions that trigger Auto-Protect scans and how Auto-Protect handles scans of compressed files.
  8. Click
  9. Under
    Network Settings
    , check or uncheck
    Scan files on remote computers
    to enable or disable Auto-Protect scans of network files.
    By default, Auto-Protect scans files on remote computers only when the files are executed.
    You might want to disable network scanning to improve scan and computer performance.
  10. On the
    tab, set any of the options. See:
    You can also set remediation options for Auto-Protect.
  11. On the
    tab, set any of the notification options. See:
  12. On the
    tab, check or uncheck
    Enable the cache
    Set a cache size or accept the default.
  13. Click