On the Filter Actions > Antivirus page you can configure webfilter settings for antivirus and active content removal.


Use antivirus scanning: Select the option to have inbound and outbound web traffic scanned for viruses. Sophos UTM features several antivirus engines:

Do not scan files larger than: Specify the maximum size of files to be scanned by the antivirus engine(s). Files exceeding this size will be exempt from scanning.

Tip – If you want to prevent files larger than the maximum scanning size from being downloaded, set the Block downloads larger than value on the Downloads page.

Active Content Removal

In the Active Content Removal area you can configure the automatic removal of specific web content such as embedded objects in webpages. You can configure the following settings:

Click Next to proceed to the next configuration page, Save to save your configuration, or Cancel to discard all changes and close the configuration dialog.