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Configuring file analysis
 
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Executable Files
Mark Analyze executable downloads on the Web Content & Security tab for a policy to protect your organization from inbound executables.
If you choose to analyze executable file downloads, you can block executable files by category on the File Blocking tab. Also use the File Blocking tab to:
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File Type Analysis Options
The file type analysis options determine which types of files are analyzed for malicious content, including unrecognized files. Individual file extensions may also be specified. You can specify the maximum file size to analyze (default 10 MB). Larger files pass through the proxy without analysis.
To specify the types of files to analyze:
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As a best practice, analyze all suspicious files, as identified by Security Labs, and all unrecognized files.
 
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To always analyze files having a specific extension, under Analyze these file extensions, enter the extension in the entry field and click Add or press Enter. You can enter multiple extensions, separated by commas. For example, enter gz, cad, or js.
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To remove an extension from the list, select the extension or extensions from the list, and click Delete. To select multiple extensions, select each extension while pressing the Ctrl or Shift key.
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Next to Maximum file size to analyze, enter a size in megabytes. Files larger than the specified size are not analyzed.
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To configure exceptions to advanced analysis, see Analysis exceptions.

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