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Configuring Real-Time Scan Settings in Apex One

    • Updated:
    • 27 May 2019
    • Product/Version:
    • Apex One 2019
    • Apex One All.All
    • Platform:
    • N/A N/A

Real-time Scan is a persistent and ongoing scan. Each time a file is received, opened, downloaded, copied, or modified, Real-time Scan scans the file for security risks.


To enable Real-Time Scan:

  1. On Apex Central, log on to the Management Console.
  2. Go to Policies > Policy Management.
  3. Create or select the policy created.
  4. On targets, select Manage Targets and select target Apex One agents.
  5. Under Apex One Agent Settings, select Real-time Scan Settings.
  6. Enable virus/malware scan and enable spyware/grayware scan.
  7. Configure the Target tab.
    • User Activity on Files > Scan files being: created/modified and retrieved
    • Files to Scan > All Scannable files
  8. Under Scan Settings:
    • Scan floppy disks during shutdown (if you have still have floppy disk)
    • Scan network drive
    • Scan the boot sector of the USB storage device after plugging in
    • Scan all files in removable storage device after plugging in
    • Quarantine malware variants detected in memory
    • Scan compressed files > Maximum layers : 3
    • Scan OLE objects > Maximum layers : 3

    Detect exploit code in OLE files.

  9. Under Virus/Malware Scan Settings Only, enable Intellitrap.
  10. Enable CVE exploit scanning for files downloaded through web and email channels.
  11. Configure Scan Exclusion tab > Enable scan exclusion.
    • Scan Exclusion list (Directories)

      Exclude directories where Trend Micro products are installed.

    • Scan Exclusion list (Files)
    • Scan Exclusion list (Files Extensions)
  12. Configure the Action tab:

    Virus/Malware > Use a specific action for each virus/malware type:

    CVE exploitQuarantine
    VirusClean & Quarantine
    Test VirusQuarantine
    Probable MalwareQuarantine
    Other MalwareClean & Quarantine
    Back up files before cleaning.
  13. Damage Cleanup Services:
    • Enable > Run cleanup when probable virus/malware is detected.
    • Spyware/Grayware > Clean: OfficeScan terminates processes or delete registries, files, cookies and shortcuts.
  14. Click Deploy.
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