Scanning files for viruses is available when the following requirements are met:
The virus scanning package is installed.
At least one scan engine is installed and configured.
The files reside on a file system that supports virus scanning.
Virus scanning is enabled on the file system.
The vscan service is enabled.
The vscan service is configured to scan files of the specified file type.
The following table points to the tasks you perform to set up the vscan service.