Network Shares

With network share scanning, Deep Discovery Analyzer scans files on network shares to detect potential malicious files and prevent from propagating in your network environment.

The following table describes the information on the Network Shares screen.

Table 1.

Field

Description

Share name

Name of the network share

Description

Additional information about the network share

Protocol

Access protocol (CIFS or NFS) for the network share

Server address

Server IP address or FQDN for the network share

Path

File path for the network share

Scheduled scan

Scheduled scan setting for the network share

Scan results

Scan results of the most recent network share scan. Click a number to view detailed scan results.

Note:

If a scan is in progress, the system automatically updates the scan results every 10 seconds.

Scan status

Status of the last network share scan

If a scan is still in progress, you can click Stop to terminate the scan task.

Manual scan

Click Scan to start a manual scan

Network status

Connection status (Accessible or Inaccessible) for the network share

Status

Toggle to enable or disable the scan settings for the network share

Note:

If you disable the scan settings for a network share, the system disables the manual scan function and the scheduled scan settings do not take effect.

The following table describes the tasks you can perform on the Network Shares screen.

Table 2. Network Shares: Tasks

Task

Description

Add a network share

Click Add to add a network share.

For more information, see Configuring a Network Share.

Tip:

After you add a network share, you can access the Submitters screen to view the associated sample submissions and adjust the weight value (the default is 4) for Virtual Analyzer resource allocation.

Test the connection to a network share

Click a network share name and click Test Connection. Check the test result in the Network status field on the Network Shares screen.

Edit a network share

Click a network share name to edit the settings.

For more information, see Configuring a Network Share.

Note:

You cannot edit the settings of a network share If a scan for the network share is in progress.

Delete a network share

Select one or more entries and click Delete and click OK to confirm.

Stop a scan

When a scan is in progress, click Stop in the Scan status field.

Start a manual scan

Click Scan in the Manual scan field to start a scan.

Enable or disable network share configuration

Click the toggle switch in the Status field to enable or disable network share configuration

Viewing scan results

In the Scan results field:

  • Scanned: Click the number to view information on successful scans on the Submissions screen.

  • Unsuccessful: Click the number to view information on the Unsuccessful Scans screen.

    For more information, see Viewing Unsuccessful Scans.