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Description
This article describes how to configure heuristic scanning.

Solution
The FortiGate heuristic antivirus engine performs tests on files to detect virus-like behavior or known virus indicators.
Heuristic scanning is performed last, after file blocking and virus scanning have found no matches.
In this way, heuristic scanning detects new viruses, but also produces some false positive results.

To configure heuristic scanning.

- From CLI, use the following command.
# config antivirus heuristic
    set mode {pass|block|disable}
end
To configure heuristic settings on models 200 and higher.

- From CLI, use the following command.
# config antivirus quarantine
    set drop_heuristic {ftp http imap pop3 smtp}
    set store_heuristic {ftp http imap pop3 smtp}
end

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