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During my evaluation of EIS I set up e-mail notifications. This works so far, however I always get an e-mail when a virus is detected in e-mails. This happens although I set the notification level e.g. to critical. Is this expected? I thought this would only send me notifications when program modules have problems. Or is virus detection always considered as critical event?

Anguel

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Per Eset online help: https://help.eset.com/eis/11.1/en-US/idh_config_notice.html 

Critical is the highest level; i.e. least alerts display and Diagnostic is the lowest level; i.e. most alerts received. Start with setting to Diagnostic and if to many alerts are received, set to next highest level until an alert threshold point is reached acceptable to you.

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From the Minimum verbosity for notifications drop-down menu, you can select the starting severity level of notifications to be sent.

Diagnostic – Logs information needed to fine-tune the program and all records above.

Informative – Records informative messages such as non-standard network events, including successful update messages, plus all records above.

Warnings – Records critical errors and warning messages (Antistealth is not running properly or update failed).

Errors – Errors (document protection not started) and critical errors will be recorded.

Critical – Logs only critical errors error starting antivirus protection or infected system.

 

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Yes, but I set it to "critical" and still get e-mails about every e-mail virus detection. This is what I don't understand...

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I would say it is desired behavior for this feature. Appears it was created specifically to inform when an e-mail with malware was received. If this is not desired, don't use the feature.

Also, this feature only applies to e-mail and has no effect on Eset message displays in its other features. Those are all controlled via settings within the specific feature.

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Eset does have a global setting for message verbosity that applies unless specifically overriden at the feature level. See the below screen shot:

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Well, my idea was to get an e-mail when some ESET components don't work properly on family member PCs but not every time they get a virus through e-mail and ESET cleans it.

As far as I see this is not possible to do.

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