Set-VBRMalwareDetectionOptions

Short Description

Modifies malware detection settings.

Note

This cmdlet is available starting from Veeam Backup & Replication 12.1 (build 12.1.0.2131).

Applies to

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

Syntax

Set-VBRMalwareDetectionOptions [-EnableGuestIndexScan] [-EnableInlineMalwareScan] [-EnableQuickBackupOnExternalEvent] [-NonSuspiciousExtensions <String[]>] [-NotificationOptions <VBRNotificationOptions>] [-Sensitivity {Low | BetweenLowAndNormal | Normal | BetweenNormalAndExtreme | Extreme}] [-SuspiciousExtensions <String[]>] [-UpdateExtensionsListPeriodically] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet modifies malware detection settings.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept Pipeline Input

EnableGuestIndexScan

Enables guest processing index scan.

Note: You must also enable the guest file indexing option for a job. To do this, run the Enable-VBRJobGuestFSIndexing cmdlet.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

EnableInlineMalwareScan

Enables malware index scan. If you provide this parameter, the cmdlet will scan data blocks for the following malware activity:

  • Encrypted files
  • Onion links
  • Ransom notes

Use the Sensitivity parameter to specify the level of encryption detection.

Default: False.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

Sensitivity

Specifies on of the following malware index settings:

  • Low
  • BetweenLowAndNormal
  • Normal
  • BetweenNormalAndExtreme
  • Extreme

Default: Normal.

VBRRansomwareScanningSensitivity

False

Named

False

EnableQuickBackupOnExternalEvent

Enables a Quick Backup. If you provide this parameter, the cmdlet will initiate a Quick Backup of machines when the system gets notification of the infection threat.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

NonSuspiciousExtensions

Defines a file mask for trusted files extensions. The cmdlet will not check files with these extensions.

String[]

False

Named

False

NotificationOptions

Specifies notification options. The cmdlet will set malware detection settings with these notification options.

Accepts the VBRNotificationOptions object. To create this object, run the New-VBRNotificationOptions cmdlet.

False

Named

False

SuspiciousExtensions

Defines a file mask for suspicious files extensions. The cmdlet will trigger a malware detection event when this type of the file appears in backups.

String[]

False

Named

False

UpdateExtensionsListPeriodically

Defines that Veeam Backup & Replication will update a list of suspicious files extensions automatically.

SwitchParameter

False

Named

False

 

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see Microsoft Docs.

Output Object

VBRMalwareDetectionOptions

Examples

Modifying Malware Detection Settings

This command enables the following malware detection settings.

  • Malware scan for an index created for the machine guest OS files and folders.
  • Enables encryption detection settings with the BetweenNormalAndExtreme level.

Set-VBRMalwareDetectionOptions -EnableGuestIndexScan -EnableInlineMalwareScan -Sensitivity BetweenNormalAndExtreme