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Antivirus Scanning in Service Portal

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Antivirus Scanning in Service Portal

View the health status of file attachments in Service Portal. Antivirus Scanning scans files in the Attachments [sys_attachments] table by default. When viewed from a Service Portal page, attachments may not be available for download depending on their health status.

Note: Antivirus Scanning is a Now Platform feature. For more information, see Antivirus Scanning.

Scanning scenarios

Review these scanning scenarios to understand how Antivirus Scanning interacts with attachments in Service Portal.

Upload a file
  1. A user uploads an infected file to a record in Service Portal.
  2. The system scans the file, moves it to quarantine, and displays a message. The file is unavailable for download. If viewing the record in the Ticket Form page, the thumbnail does not display.
  3. The system sends an email notification to the user and the antivirus administrator.

Message that the file failed the security scan in a Catalog page.

Message that the file failed the security scan in the Ticket Form page.

Download a file
  1. A user opens a record with an attachment in Service Portal.
  2. The system scans the file and moves it to quarantine. The file is unavailable for download. If viewing the record in the Ticket Form page, the thumbnail does not display.
  3. The system sends an email notification to the user and the antivirus administrator.

Infected file viewed from a form in the Service Portal.

View a file
  1. A user opens a record with an infected attachment.
  2. The file is unavailable for download. If viewing the record in the Ticket Form page, the thumbnail does not display.
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