Configuring KATA protection settings

May 23, 2024

ID 144292

To configure the KATA protection settings:

  1. In the application web interface, select SettingsExternal servicesKATA Protection.
  2. Select the Settings tab.
  3. If you want to send messages in which threats or other objects were not detected by Kaspersky Secure Mail Gateway scans to KATA for scanning, set the Send to KATA messages without detects toggle switch to Enabled.

    A request to authorize Kaspersky Secure Mail Gateway in the KATA web interface is sent only when the Send to KATA messages without detects toggle switch is enabled. After successful authorization, the status of nodes on the Status tab changes to Connected.

  4. If you also want to send messages that triggered other scan modules to KATA for scanning, set the Send to KATA messages with detects toggle switch to Enabled.

    This option is available only if the Send to KATA messages without detects toggle switch is turned on.

    Messages that meet KATA's own criteria are sent to KATA for scanning.

  5. In the KATA response timeout (s) field, enter the maximum time to wait for the message scan results from the KATA server.

    When the specified timeout is exceeded, the application interrupts the message scan, assigns to it the Skipped status for the KATA module, and takes the appropriate action on the message without regard for the scan by the KATA server.

    Possible values: 60 - 86400 (24 hours). Default value: 600

  6. In the KATA Quarantine maximum size (MB) field, enter the maximum allowed disk space that can be occupied by KATA Quarantine (when full, copies of messages will no longer be placed in Quarantine).

    When the maximum disk space is exceeded, the application interrupts the message scan, assigns to it the Skipped status for the KATA module, and takes the appropriate action on the message without regard for the scan by the KATA server.

    The minimum value is 1 MB. The default value is 1024 MB (1 GB).

  7. In the Maximum number of messages in KATA Quarantine field, enter the maximum number of messages in KATA Quarantine (when reached, copies of messages will no longer be placed in Quarantine).

    When the maximum number is exceeded, the application interrupts the message scan, assigns to it the Skipped status for the KATA module, and takes the appropriate action on the message without regard for the scan by the KATA server.

    Possible values: 1 - 4294967296. Default value: 5000

    Only messages under 200 MB in size are placed in the KATA Quarantine. If the message is larger than 200 MB, the message is not scanned, and the Skipped status is assigned to it for the KATA module.

  8. Click Save.

The KATA protection settings are now configured.

Did you find this article helpful?
What can we do better?
Thank you for your feedback! You're helping us improve.
Thank you for your feedback! You're helping us improve.