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Summary
Product: F-PROT Antivirus for Windows
Version: 6

How to update the password protection settings

F-PROT Antivirus offers password protection that enables you to create a password in the program to protect your settings from being modified by unauthorized users.

Note: This document is applicable for LAN update package of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows Corporate and Mail Servers.

To update the password protected settings

To update password protected settings on the client machines an additional file is needed in the shared update location: password.xml. The file contains the password(s) needed, encrypted, and is generated using a password tool that comes with the LAN Update package. During updates, F-PROT Antivirus will read the password in the file “password.xml” and supply it when, and if, prompted (internally).


Image 1: Password protected settings. Here, it shows how the file c:\update_loc\password.xml is created for clients that have settings protected with the password “old_password”.


Image 2: Change a password. Here, it shows the password is being changed from “old_password” to “new_password”. When the new password has been applied to the client computers, password.xml has to be re-generated with “new_password” as the current password.


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