This Knowledge Base article explains the protection offered by Sophos MailMonitorAM(X). There is a sister article ( 558 ) that lists all the versions of the AM(X) that we have produced to date and the versions of related supported software; there are links from that sister article to articles that explain the unique features of each version.
Sophos MailMonitor is an anti-virus solution installed on Microsoft Exchange servers. The Sophos On-Access file level anti-virus must be present but disabled on the server; please refer to KB 210 for specific advice. The AM(X) protects the Sophos MailMonitor services, program files and configuration.
This is a list of all services protected by this AM(X). Please note that where an AM(X) supports multiple vendor versions, some services may not be present in a particular version.
When the AM(X) is installed, all protected services will be set to manual unless otherwise stated.
This is a description of the protected data set determined when the AM(X) was installed. Please note that exact filters will be based on the configuration of the application when the AM(X) was installed.
Ø All registry data and configuration information
Ø The MailMonitor program files and DATs
Automatic Filter Discovery
The AM(X) does not provide a filter discovery component. The AM(X) will need to be reinstalled according to KB 462 if the application is reconfigured so that new locations are specified for files that are currently protected.