This Article Applies to:
- AVG Business Cloud Console
- AVG Business On-Premise Console
We do not recommend you install this component on a server OS that is also running Microsoft Exchange. The Exchange and Anti-spam components handle Exchange-level filtering and will conflict with this component.
Main Settings Tab
Inbound mail: choose whether inbound (POP3, IMAP4) email is scanned
Outbound mail: choose whether outbound (SMTP) email is scanned
Newsgroup messages: choose whether newsgroup messages (NNTP) are scanned
Configure notes added to emails or additional options for MS Outlook.
General: choose whether to insert notes into clean or infected messages, both incoming and outgoing, and/or to add a warning to the subject line of infected emails
MS Outlook only: choose whether to show splash screen, scan files when attaching to email, and/or to scan archived messages when opening (or just unread ones)
SSL Scanning Tab
Choose whether or not to scan SSL connections.
Control what actions are taken by AVG when a virus, potentially unwanted program (PUP), or suspicious file is detected.
Main Action: select the first action your Antivirus will take between
Options: choose whether to show notifications when
Processing of infected archives: choose whether to only remove the packed file from the archive (and if that fails, do nothing), remove the packed file from the archive (and if that fails, remove the entire archive), or to remove the entire archive.
Configure which archive (packer) files AVG Business Antivirus should try to unpack during the scanning process. Unpacked files can be better analyzed for malware by
You can select All packers, or specific packer files from the extensive list by checking the boxes.
Adjust the sensitivity of the AVG Business Antivirus scan for
Heuristics Sensitivity: Heuristics enable Antivirus to detect unknown malware by analyzing code for commands that may indicate malicious intent. The default setting is Normal. With higher sensitivity, Antivirus is more likely to detect malware, but also more likely to make false-positive detections that incorrectly identify files as malware. Code emulations unpack and test suspected malware in an emulated environment where the file cannot cause damage to devices. Use code emulation is enabled by default.
Sensitivity: choose to test whole files, which will cause the scan to be slower but more extensive.
PUP and suspicious files: choose whether or not to scan for Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
Report File Tab
Customize the content of the Shield-specific scan report file, such as which items are included, the file name, and file type. The report is saved in one of the following locations:
- Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista:
- Windows XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Avg\antivirus\report