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Virus Chest

This Article Applies to:

  • Avast Business CloudCare

The Virus Chest provides the ability to view and manage the contents of the virus vault on a device, group, or organizational level. From the virus chest, you have the options to add a detected object to the policy’s exceptions list, restore a file, and delete detected threat(s) from selected devices. The contents of the chest can be filtered by date, severity, and device.

Accessing the Virus Chest

To access the Virus Chest, on the Devices tab click the drop-down menu beside View: and select Virus Chest.

The maximum file size for objects in the chest is 10% of the drive. Detected threats larger than this size will be automatically removed from the device and will not be displayed in the chest.

Adding, Editing, or Removing an Exception

If you are trying to add a detected object to a policy's exceptions list, you must first restore the object.

  1. On the Policies tab, select the policy you would like to manage.
  2. Click on the arrow beside Antivirus to expand the menu, then click on the Exclusions tab.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • To add a new exclusion, click Add Exclusion.
      • Select the exclusion type (File Path, URL, MIME type, or process), enter the exclusion, and choose whether to use the exclusion for all scans and shields or just the specific shield related to the exclusion type (File, Web) by checking the boxes. One you are finished, click Save.
    • To edit an existing exclusion, click the pencil icon beside it to edit. After making your changes, click Apply.
    • To delete an existing exclusion, click the minus icon beside it to remove.
  4. Click Save & Apply to Devices
    • If you are editing a Master Policy, this will say Save & Apply to Customers instead