Configure the STM network settings, interface speed/duplex mode, and MTU.
Configure user session limit and session timeout parameters.
Identify which IPs are to be excluded from security scans. By default, the STM will scan all Web and Email traffic not specifically listed here.
Enter account settings for Email notifications. The STM will utilize this information for sending any necessary security alerts.
The Setup Wizard will guide the Administrator through the remainder of the setup process.
Enter network settings for the STM.
Set the system time and local time zone.
Configure essential Email scanning parameters, including which services and corresponding ports the STM will scan and what action it will take when malware is detected.
Configure essential Web scanning parameters, including which services and corresponding ports the STM will scan and what action it will take when malware is detected.
Enter account settings for Email notifications.
Configure update settings for the STM. Updates to the software, scan engine, pattern file, and OS are performed online and automatically.
Configure the STM to block URLs from the selected categories. The content filter consists of 64 different categories with a real-time "in the cloud"
database of tens of millions of the most relevant URLs.
This last screen confirms all settings from the previous 8 steps. Clicking "Apply" at the bottom of the screen finalizes these settings and reboots the STM appliance.