Trend Micro Smart Protection Network™
Trend Micro Smart Protection Network is a globally-scaled, cloud-based infrastructure providing reputation services to Trend Micro products that integrate Smart Protection technology. Deep Discovery Analyzer connects to the Smart Protection Network using HTTPS. Select this option if you do not plan to set up a Smart Protection Server.
Smart Protection Server
Smart Protection Server does the following:
Provides Web Reputation Services as offered by Smart Protection Network
Relays these services to the global Trend Micro Smart Protection Network for network efficiency
Acts as a reverse proxy for Deep Discovery Analyzer to connect to global services
As a Trend Micro product administrator, you must set up and maintain this server. Select this option if you have already set up a server.
Obtain the IP address by going to Smart Protection > Reputation Services > Web Reputation on the Smart Protection Server console.
The IP address forms part of the URL listed on the screen.
If proxy settings are disabled, Smart Protection Server will connect to Deep Discovery Analyzer directly.
Deep Discovery Analyzer supports connection to global services only if Smart Protection Server version 3.3 is used.
When Smart Protection Server is selected as Smart Protection source, the following services and the ability to test their connectivity are enabled:
Certified Safe Software Service (CSSS)
Community File Reputation
Web Inspection Service
Predictive Machine Learning engine
Community Domain/IP Reputation Service