Configure antivirus settings (Windows SharePoint Services)

Applies To: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0


You can activate antivirus measures only after installing a compatible antivirus scanner. In a server farm, you must install antivirus software on every Web front-end server in the server farm.

  1. On the Operations page, in the Security Configuration section, click Antivirus.

  2. On the Antivirus page, in the Antivirus Settings section, select one or all of the following:

    • Scan documents on upload

    • Scan documents on download

    • Allow users to download infected documents

    • Attempt to clean infected documents

  3. In the Antivirus Time Out section, in the Time out duration (in seconds) box, type a value for how long to wait for the virus scanner before timing-out.

  4. In the Antivirus Threads section, in the Number of threads box, type a value for the number of threads that the virus scanner can use.

For information about how to perform this procedure using the Stsadm command-line tool, see Antivirus: Stsadm properties (Windows SharePoint Services).