Understanding Antivirus Event Logs Updated May 02, 2021 20:37 By default, ZoneAlarm software records all virus scans, virus definition updates, and virus detection's in a log, and archives the logs once every 7 days. To change the logging settings, see Managing Alerts and Logs Settings. To view logged Antivirus & Anti-spyware events: In the main menu of the ZoneAlarm software client, click Tools > Logs.The Alerts and Logs window opens and shows the Log Viewer. From the Select log type drop-down menu, select Antivirus.The log table shows Antivirus & Anti-spyware events with relevant information: Type The type of event that occurred. Possible values are: Update - virus and spyware signature definitions update Scan - antivirus and anti-spyware scan Treatment - action done to an infected file Date and Time Date and time of the event. Files Names and paths of the scanned and treated files. Possible values are: A full path name of the file that was infected, treated, or safe (in case of a manual scan of a safe file) Multiple Files - when multiple files were scanned Status Possible values for the default actions are: Update Install Completed Update Canceled Update Failed Scan Completed Scan Canceled Scan Failed These are status values for the optional actions (see Customizing Alerts and Logs Selection): File Repaired File Repair Failed Treated Treatment Failed Deleted Delete Failed Restored Restore Failed Invoke Type How the event occurred. Possible values are: Auto - through an automatic action Manual - through a manual action Action Outcome Possible values are: Number of the files scanned and the number and the names of detected infections Version number - for updates To control the view of the log entries: From the Show Last drop-down menu, select the number of latest entries to view in the Log Viewer table: 10 25 50 100 200 All To delete all the entries - click Clear. To refresh the Anti-Virus log and to view the latest entries - click Refresh. Click OK, when finished.