How to Determine The Definitions Used by Symantec Mail Security for Domino

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Mail Security for Domino

Issue/Introduction

You need to know what set of definitions Mail Security for Domino is using.

Resolution

There are a few ways you can check the definitions that SMSdom is using.
 
1. review the SMSdom Log (savlog.nsf )

Look for log entries of the information type and you should see events similar to the following

    • SMSDOM: Symantec Mail Security for Domino service started Version <X.X.X.X> Virus Definitions <MM/DD/YYYY> rev. <XXX> Email scanning on <X> threads write scanning on <X> threads.
    • SMSDOM: Switched to virus definitions dated <MM>/<DD>/<YYYY> rev. <XXX>


2. Show server status
Using the Domino Administrator Open the SMSdom Settings (sav.nsf) database from the server you are wishing to check the definitions on and select the server group. Click the show server status button in the action bar, then click Check Statistics and will display something similar to the following:
 
Server Status
Server Server/domain

Version 8.0.1.46
Status Updated At 10/21/2009 7:50:34 AM

Auto-Protect Settings
   Email Scanning On
   Write Scanning On

Mass-Mailer Cleanup On
Security Risk Detection On
Premium AntiSpam On
Standard Spam Detection Off
Content Filtering On
Multimedia-Executable analysis Off
Outbreak Detection On
Virus Definitions 10/19/2009 rev. 002
Standard Spam Definitions 12:00:00 AM

Last Threat Found At none
   Description none

Quarantined Documents 13
   Unrestored 7

Statistics Since 9/29/2009 8:51:49 AM
   Auto-Protect
       Files Infected 7
       Files Repaired 0
       Files Deleted 0
       Files Unrepaired 7
   Other Scans
       Files Infected 0
       Files Repaired 0
       Files Deleted 0
       Files Unrepaired 0
   Mass-Mailer Cleanup
      Messages Deleted 0
   Security Risks Detected 0
   Spam Mails Detected 1
   Scan Errors Detected 7

License Status
   Product Current product license: FULL LICENSE. Final product license expiration: NONE .
   Content Your content license has EXPIRED (the grace period ends in 40 day(s)) .
   Premium AntiSpam Your premium antispam license has EXPIRED (the grace period ends in 40 day(s))
.

 
3. Tell sav info
Using the tell sav info command from the domino console.
It should display information about the running version of SMSdom including virus definition information and would look something similar to the following
 
> tell sav info
 Auto-Protect:
   EMail Scanning:             on
   Write Scanning:             on
 Mass-Mailer Cleanup:          on
 Security Risk Detection:      on
 Premium Antispam Services:    on
 Standard Antispam Service:    off
 Content Filtering:            on
 Multimedia-Executable analysis: off
 Outbreak Detection:           on
  Virus Definitions:            10/19/2009 rev. 002
 Spam Definitions:
 Premium Antispam Rules:       10/21/09 07:29:09
 Last Threat Found:            none
   Description:                none
 Quarantined Documents:        13
   Unrestored:                 7
 Statistics Since:             09/29/2009 08:51:49 AM
   Auto-Protect:
     Files Infected:           7
     Files Repaired:           0
     Files Deleted:            0
     Files Unrepaired:         7
   Other Scans:
     Files Infected:           0
     Files Repaired:           0
     Files Deleted:            0
     Files Unrepaired:         0
   Mass-Mailer Cleanup:
     Messages Deleted:         0
   Security Risks Detected:    0
   Spam Mails Detected:        1
   Scan Errors Detected:       7
 Current product license: FULL LICENSE. Final product license expiration: NONE.

 Your content license has EXPIRED (the grace period ends in 40 day(s)).
 Your premium antispam license has EXPIRED (the grace period ends in 40 day(s)).