The New-born URL checking feature in IMSVA, as described in KB 1108290, may cause false positives in the case of system-generated URLs, or cause otherwise unwanted blocked URLs.
This article will show you how to disable this feature. If you want to still leave this feature enabled but allow specific URLs to pass, you can either maintain the Web Reputation Approved list in the IMSVA console, or submit a re-classification request to Trend Micro Site Safety Center to prevent specific URLs from being blocked.
Follow these steps to disable New-Born URLs handling:
- Locate the folder /opt/trend/imss/config, and open the imss.ini file using a text editor. editor. Back up imss.ini before editing it.
- Add the following setting under the "general" section and set its value to "no":
use_new_born_for_spam = noThe default value of this key is "yes" which enables the feature.
- Save the changes and close the file.
- Restart scanner service using the following command: