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Email

FortiClient scans emails for viruses based on the settings in the <email> </email> XML tags. You can configure virus scanning for SMTP, POP3, and Microsoft Outlook.

<forticlient_configuration>

<antivirus>

<email>

<smtp>1</smtp>

<pop3>1</pop3>

<outlook>1</outlook>

<wormdetection>

<enabled>0</enabled>

<action>0</action>

</wormdetection>

<heuristic_scanning>

<enabled>0</enabled>

<action>0</action>

</heuristic_scanning>

<mime_scanning>

<enabled>1</enabled>

</mime_scanning>

</email>

</antivirus>

</forticlient_configuration>

The following table provides the XML tags for email scans, as well as the descriptions and default values where applicable.

XML tag

Description

Default value

<smtp>

Scan email messages sent through the SMTP protocol.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

1

<pop3>

Scan email messages received through the POP3 protocol.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

1

<outlook>

Scan email files processed through Microsoft Outlook.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

1

<wormdetection> elements

<enabled>

Scan for worm viruses.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

0

<action>

Action that FortiClient performs if it finds a virus. Enter one of the following:

  • 0: warn
  • 1: terminate process

0

<heuristic_scanning> elements

<enabled>

Scan with heuristics signature.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

0

<action>

Action FortiClient performs if it finds a virus. Enter one of the following:

  • 0: log and warn
  • 1: strip and quarantine

0

<mime_scanning>

Scan inbox email content with Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) file types.

MIME is an Internet standard that extends the format of the email to support the following:

  • Text in character sets other than ASCII
  • Non text attachments (audio, video, images, applications)
  • Message bodies with multiple parts

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

Email

FortiClient scans emails for viruses based on the settings in the <email> </email> XML tags. You can configure virus scanning for SMTP, POP3, and Microsoft Outlook.

<forticlient_configuration>

<antivirus>

<email>

<smtp>1</smtp>

<pop3>1</pop3>

<outlook>1</outlook>

<wormdetection>

<enabled>0</enabled>

<action>0</action>

</wormdetection>

<heuristic_scanning>

<enabled>0</enabled>

<action>0</action>

</heuristic_scanning>

<mime_scanning>

<enabled>1</enabled>

</mime_scanning>

</email>

</antivirus>

</forticlient_configuration>

The following table provides the XML tags for email scans, as well as the descriptions and default values where applicable.

XML tag

Description

Default value

<smtp>

Scan email messages sent through the SMTP protocol.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

1

<pop3>

Scan email messages received through the POP3 protocol.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

1

<outlook>

Scan email files processed through Microsoft Outlook.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

1

<wormdetection> elements

<enabled>

Scan for worm viruses.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

0

<action>

Action that FortiClient performs if it finds a virus. Enter one of the following:

  • 0: warn
  • 1: terminate process

0

<heuristic_scanning> elements

<enabled>

Scan with heuristics signature.

Boolean value: [0 | 1]

0

<action>

Action FortiClient performs if it finds a virus. Enter one of the following:

  • 0: log and warn
  • 1: strip and quarantine

0

<mime_scanning>

Scan inbox email content with Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) file types.

MIME is an Internet standard that extends the format of the email to support the following:

  • Text in character sets other than ASCII
  • Non text attachments (audio, video, images, applications)
  • Message bodies with multiple parts

Boolean value: [0 | 1]