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Automatically Shutdown the File Server

The safest, but possibly most disruptive protection mechanism would be to stop the server so nothing can be accessed.

In the example below, we've specified a zero second delay in shutting down the server - no reason to give the ransomware any extra time to cause trouble. Also note that this action would shutdown a specific server, which is important when using Satellites.

Shutdown the file server during a ransomware attack

This can be accomplished using the Reboot Server action.

Next: Protection Responses - Stop a Service

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