Glossary

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  • Updated: 16 Feb 2010

PureMessage Glossary

Term Description
Active scanning A type of scanning in which an item is scanned as soon as it is read from, or saved to, the information store.
Attachment A document, spreadsheet, graphic, program or any other kind of file attached to an email message. In the context of virus scanning, 'attachment' can mean any part of the message, including the body text.
Background scanning A type of scanning in which new or modified items in the information store are scanned automatically, but with low priority.
HTML Hypertext Markup Language. The format used for most documents on the web. Can be included in email and can contain viruses.
Information store Mailboxes and databases (public or private) on a Microsoft Exchange server.
Public store Storage areas on a Microsoft Exchange server that are accessible to multiple users.
Private store Storage areas on a Microsoft Exchange server that are accessible to only one user. Usually mailboxes.
Quarantine Place an infected or suspect item in a special folder in order to isolate it.
Scheduled scan A scan that is scheduled by the user to take place automatically at a particular time.
TNEF Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format.

 
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