Scanned file extensions

Files with the following extensions are scanned by default.


        386
        3gr
        add
        ani
        asp
        aspx
        asx
        bat
        cab
        chm
        class
        cmd
        com
        cpl
        dbx
        dex
        dll
        dmd
        doc
        docm        
    


        docx
        dot
        drv
        eml
        exe
        fas
        flt
        fon
        fot
        hlp
        ht?
        hta
        html
        i13
        ifs
        inf
        ini
        jar
        jpeg
        jpg        
    


        jpz
        js
        jse
        lnk
        lsp
        mnl
        mod
        mpd
        mpp
        mpt
        mso
        mui
        nws
        o
        ocx
        ov?
        pdf
        pdr
        php
        pif        
    


        pl
        pot
        pps
        ppt
        pptm
        pptx
        prc
        ps1
        psm1
        rtf
        scr
        sh
        shb
        shs
        src
        swf
        sys
        tif
        tiff
        vb?              
    


        vlx
        vs?  
        vxd
        wbk
        wma
        wmf
        wsf
        xl?
        xlsm
        xlsx
        xsn
        zip
        zipx        
    

The following additional extensions are scanned by default if the Scan inside archive files option is enabled in the anti-virus and HIPS policy applied to the security VM.


        7z
        7zip
        ??_
        a
        arj
        bin
        bz2
        gz
        hqx
        hxs  
    


        lha
        lzh
        rar
        rpm
        tar
        taz
        tbz
        tbz2
        tgz
        uue
        z

You can add additional extensions for scanning or exclude extensions from scanning, as described in the section about configuring the anti-virus and HIPS policy in theSophos Enterprise Console help.