I just got off the phone with someone at Trend's support, and since it seemed that English was not her primary language I wanted to run this by the list to see if her statement was not what other's have observed. The reason that I originally called was that if I use incremental scanning for DBSCAN would I miss viruses that a newer pattern would find. For example I scan database xyz.nsf with pattern file 200 and it says it is clean. However, since pattern file 200 is old it missed the gooneygoohoo virus. Now, I've made no changes to xyz.nsf at all. I perform an incremental scan on xyz.nsf with the latest and greatest pattern file (that will catch the gooneygoohoo virus), will it skip the xyz.nsf database since it was already scanned clean? Her answer was no, since I have a newer pattern file, it will not do an incremental scan. This begs the next question: Since we check for pattern files 4 times a day, and you can pretty much guarantee a new pattern file on a daily basis, is telling it to do an incremental scan on a weekly basis a waste because it's going to do a full scan anyway (new pattern file)? She said yes. Anyone's experience differ from her observations? Granted, her observations take more time, but currently I agree with the concept. Rob Berendt -- Group Dekko Services, LLC Dept 01.073 PO Box 2000 Dock 108 6928N 400E Kendallville, IN 46755 http://www.dekko.com
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