How to set or change the max file size scanned by Symantec Protection for SharePoint Servers 5.1

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How to set or change the max file size scanned by Symantec Protection for SharePoint Servers 5.1?

Resolution

To change the max file sized scanned by the Symantec Protection for SharePoint Servers 5.1, please follow the steps below,

1. Stop the SPSS 5.1 service, this can be done in Services.  The service name is "Symantec Protection 5.1 for SharePoint Servers".
2. Go to the Settings.dat SPSS config file.  Located under Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SharePointEngine.
3. Search for the parameter "ScanMaxFileSize".  Once found, edit the value to the desired limit.  Note the value is in bytes, and the default value is 1GB. 
4. Once the change is made, save the change and start the SPSS 5.1 service back up.


Applies To

WSS 3.0
SharePoint 2003
MOSS 2007
SPSS 5.1.x