Interpretation of Mail Security, VDF date/revision from registry key for 7.9 & 7.10 version.

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Article ID: 221446

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Products

Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange

Issue/Introduction

Interpretation of “VirusDefinitionDateFileTime” data located under “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Symantec\SMSMSE\7.9\Server\Stats\ServerInfo”.  

Environment

SMSMSE version: 7.9.x and 7.10

Resolution

The attached tool prints the value in CSV format:

For the Remote Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange (SMSMSE)

Following is the usage of tool.
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==>smsmse_tool.exe

Get the virus definition date from Local/Remote SMSMSE server's registry key.
Stores the def dates in 'result.csv' file and prints on console in comma separated format.


For Local server.
E.g. smsmse_tool.exe LS

For Remote server.
E.g. smsmse_tool.exe RS <RemoteServerHostName>
For Text file input (add server names line by line)
E.g. smsmse_tool.exe FS <FileName>
E.g. fileServer.txt
SMSMSE150
SMSMSE153


Following is the 'result.csv' file format
E.g. <Loca/Remote Server>, <SMSMSE v7.9/v7.10>, <Virus Def Date>
smsmse150, SMSMSE v7.10, 7/19/2021 Rev No: 8
smsmse153, SMSMSE v7.10, 7/18/2021 Rev No: 56

Password: symc

Attachments

1628653467717__smsmse_tool_v2.zip get_app