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To prevent files from not getting scanned, do the following:

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Make sure that you are the only one logged on to the server when scanning network drives.

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Shut down the server and restart it from the Norton AntiVirus for Macintosh CD, then perform the scan.

Using Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect on a server

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Using Norton AntiVirus on a network Using Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect on a server

Use Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect on your network servers to protect against viruses. Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect monitors file activity and alerts you if a virus tries to infect any applications on the server.

In Mac OS 8.1-9.x, if you are using the Prevention feature to monitor virus- like activities, you may experience delays because Norton AntiVirus Auto- Protect constantly monitors the Macintosh on which it is installed.

To prevent a network slowdown when Prevention features are active

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In the Norton AntiVirus main window, click Preferences.

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In the Prevention Preferences, click Standard. The Standard option monitors applications for the most common virus behavior, such as adding code instructions to an application file.

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In the Alert Preferences, click Remove alerts after.

In the seconds text box, type 0. This causes Norton AntiVirus Auto-Protect to accept the default button in the alert box, and prevents virus-like activity alerts from preventing access to files on the server.

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In the Report Preferences, under Which Alerts To Log, click All. This ensures that virus-like alerts are logged in the Activity Log so that you can view the alerts at a later time.

See “About Prevention Preferences” on page 98.

See “About Alert Preferences” on page 101.

Preparing an emergency response plan

To be fully prepared in case of a virus attack on a workstation, be sure to have a detailed emergency response plan written and distributed within your networking group before a problem arises. This maintains order and prevents panic in case of an infection.

The following sections include a partial listing of the items that should be included in your plan. Complete your plan based on the dynamics and needs of your organization.

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