Solved

Blocking viruses and attachments

Posted on 2002-05-16
7
909 Views
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
Hi,

I am using Exchange server 5.5 with sp3.  As for Virus protection, i am using Mcafee virus scan 4.5.1.  

Could you please help me to email with attachments .exe. .pif to block viruses in exchange server


Thanks a lot.

sincerely yours,
Veejay
0
Comment
Question by:veejay2002
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
7 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:bluezoo7
ID: 7014370
Exchange does not include any way to block attachments. Neither will a local virus scanner.

You will need a third-party product like Mail Essentials. McAfee may have an Anti-Virus tool for Exchange that will do this.

Some firewalls can also be configured to block attachments before they even get to your mail server.
0
 
LVL 28

Expert Comment

by:vinnyd79
ID: 7014432
If you use outlook you can install the outlook security update.

http://office.microsoft.com/downloads/2000/Out2ksec.aspx
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:ThaiTran
ID: 7016574
Use Norton Antivirus for Exchange version 2.1 or better.  It will block the attchments by editing the registry.
0
Does Powershell have you tied up in knots?

Managing Active Directory does not always have to be complicated.  If you are spending more time trying instead of doing, then it's time to look at something else. For nearly 20 years, AD admins around the world have used one tool for day-to-day AD management: Hyena. Discover why

 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:ThaiTran
ID: 7016576
Use Norton Antivirus for Exchange version 2.1 or better.  It will block the attchments by editing the registry.
0
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
ritupatel112699 earned 25 total points
ID: 7017303
Hi veejay,

Here you go buy this software which is  scanning real time incoming and out going mails incuding attachments for the virus and clean as well. This product is server product and works on the server only like exchange.

I am using this software on my Exchange-5.5 SP3 and have approximate 700 users on the server......
hope this will help you

http://www.antivirus.com/products/smex/

Ritesh
0
 
LVL 10

Assisted Solution

by:stafi
stafi earned 25 total points
ID: 7018930
you can check also this option : http://www.esafe.com/esafe/mail/index.asp?cf=tl

0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:Goldwing
ID: 9536760
No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave a recommendation in the Cleanup topic area that this question is:
Split Points between ritupatel and stafi

Please leave any comments here within the next seven days.

PLEASE DO NOT ACCEPT THIS COMMENT AS AN ANSWER!

Goldwing
EE Cleanup Volunteer
0

Featured Post

PeopleSoft Has Never Been Easier

PeopleSoft Adoption Made Smooth & Simple!

On-The-Job Training Is made Intuitive & Easy With WalkMe's On-Screen Guidance Tool.  Claim Your Free WalkMe Account Now

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article explains in simple steps how to renew expiring Exchange Server Internal Transport Certificate.
A list of top three free exchange EDB viewers that helps the user to extract a mailbox from an unmounted .edb file and get a clear preview of all emails & other items with just a single click on mailboxes.
To show how to generate a certificate request in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.:  First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Servers >> Certificates…
In this Micro Video tutorial you will learn the basics about Database Availability Groups and How to configure one using a live Exchange Server Environment. The video tutorial explains the basics of the Exchange server Database Availability grou…

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question