3.7 Other settings

Global settings

Global settings may be configured under Settings > Global settings.

The following properties are available for configuration:

  1. USE PERSISTENT CONNECTIONS: When this options is enabled the MetaDefender ICAP Server keeps the connections open, so that they can be reused for several requests.

  2. ENABLE PERMISSIVE PARSING: by default MetaDefender ICAP Server verifies requests strictly against the syntax specified in RFCs. If this option is enabled, then the parser is more permissive: e.g. space characters will be allowed in request URLs.

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Data retention

Data retention settings may be configured under Settings > Data retention.

The following properties are available for configuration:

  1. ICAP history clean up: ICAP history records under Dashboard > ICAP history will be retained for the time configured here.

    1. OFF: Switch off automatic clean up.

    2. 1 HOUR .. 12 MONTHS: ICAP history records are automatically deleted after reaching the age specified by the configuration value.

  2. Config history clean up: audit records under Dashboard > Config history will be retained for the time configured here.

    1. OFF: Switch off automatic clean up.

    2. 1 HOUR .. 12 MONTHS: audit records are automatically deleted after reaching the age specified by the configuration value.

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