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Virus Protection for GroupWise

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By Danita Zanre, Tay Kratzer

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Posted: 7 Feb 2002
 

In this Novell Connection article, GroupWise experts Tay Kratzer and Danita Zanr? explain how to protect your company's GroupWise system from being infiltrated by dangerous viruses.

Here's a start:

A complete virus-protection solution must cover all entry points of your company's network. The most likely entry and propagation points are listed below.

  • Software or web pages that users access on the Internet
  • Removable media (such as disks or CDs)
  • Files attached to an e-mail message that users access with the GroupWise 32-bit client
  • Internet e-mail
  • GroupWise WebAccess client

To effectively eradicate viruses that propagate via the GroupWise entry points, you should follow the guidelines outlined in this article.

  • Protecting the Post Office Agent (POA)
  • Protecting the Message Transfer Agent (MTA)
  • Protecting the GroupWise Internet Agent (GWIA)
  • Protecting GroupWise WebAccess
  • Reactive Solutions for Eliminating E-mail Viruses

To read the full article go to: http://www.novell.com/connectionmagazine/2002/02/virus22.pdf


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