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qgudex Newcomer 32 posts since
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Nov 8, 2011 4:48 PM

Should I be scanning PST and OST Files (Microsoft Outlook)?

We've been having problems recently in which some user's Outlook PST files are becoming corrupt.  I've explored the usual suspects (file size, disk corruption, etc.).  I'm beginning to wonder if VirusScan could be contributing to the problem.


Is it necessary for the on-access scanner to scan PST and OST files?  If I exclude those file types, I'm guessing the on-delivery email scanner would still scan the messages and the on-access scanner would still scan attachments on open or write, is this correct?  I guess I'm wondering if there is a best practice for these types of files.  Any help is appriciated, thanks.


Message was edited by: qgudex on 11/8/11 4:48:49 PM CST
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