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Posted: 24 Jan 2007

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AntiVirus Enterprise Edition 10.2

Product Overview

AntiVirus Enterprise Edition provides advanced, enterprise-wide virus protection and monitoring from a single management console. It includes file scanning for virus protection on workstations and servers as well as SMTP scanning for email. It also detects and repairs the effects of spyware, adware, viruses and other malware. Centralized management, with threshold alerts and graphical reporting, is also supported.

Features and Capabilities

The following is a list of features and capabilities available with Symantec AntiVirus Enterprise Edition:

  • Multi-tier solution accommodating Windows, Linux and NetWare servers and workstations
  • File scanning for viruses, spyware and adware
  • Centralized management, logging and alerting
  • Monitors and guards against unauthorized access
  • Backed by Symantec Security Response Center for new updates

OES Compatibility

OES Component Compatibility Description
OES NetWare Supported platform for AntiVirus server and for file scanning
OES Linux Supported as a client for file scanning
NSS Volumes on Linux No
GroupWise Not supported as a scanned mail platform (files can be scanned)
eDirectory Files are scanned
OES 2 Planned support

Special Considerations

Symantec AntiVirus Enterprise Edition includes mail security for SMTP, Microsoft Exchange and Domino, but not GroupWise. It also includes Symantec's Web Security solution-installed and managed through Microsoft Windows-to scan HTTP and FTP traffic for viruses and inappropriate content.


Overview of Solution Architecture and Integration

The Symantec AntiVirus Enterprise Edition is an integrated suite of mail, web and client security solutions. It consists of a server (Windows or NetWare), a management console (Windows) and scannable clients (Windows, Linux, NetWare).

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