Before installing Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 3.0, perform the following actions:
For correct installation and functioning of Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 3.0, the following Kaspersky Security Center components listed below are required.
Network Agent must be installed on all virtual machines you want to protect. It does not need to be installed on SVMs, because the component is included in SVM images.
The installation of Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 3.0 Light Agent consists of the following steps:
Installing the Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 3.0 - Protection Server management plug-in on the computer with Kaspersky Security Center 10 deployed.
Installing the Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 3.0 Light Agent management plug-in for Kaspersky Security Center 10.
Installing the Protection Server component by deploying an SVM on the hypervisor.
Activation. To activate Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 3.0 Light Agent, create a key distribution task to distribute the key to all SVMs.
Databases update. To update the databases of Kaspersky Security Light Agent, download the updates from the Administration server repository to a folder on the SVM. To download the updates, create an update task on the SVM.
Installing Kaspersky Security Center Network Agent on all virtual machines on which you would like to manage Kaspersky Security Light Agent via Kaspersky Security Center.
Installing Kaspersky Security Light Agent on all virtual machines.
Release of antivirus database updates (required to protect your computer/server/mobile device)
Providing technical support over phone / web
Release of patches for the application (addressing detected bugs)
To run Kaspersky Security for Virtualization on an SVM, the following minimum system resources are required:
For correct work of the application in the virtual infrastructure, one of the following hypervisors must be installed:
It is only possible to connect Light Agent to an SVM and ensure the correct functioning of the application if you have deployed Light Agent and the SVM on the platforms for which they are intended. That is, connecting Light Agent deployed on Hyper-V or Citrix platforms to SVMs installed to VMware hypervisors is not supported. Conversely, connecting Light Agent deployed on a VMware platform, to SVMs installed on Hyper-V or Citrix hypervisors is not supported.
For installation and correct work of SVMs installed on a VMware ESXi hypervisor, VMware vCenter server version 5.5 or 6.0 with all available updates must be installed in the virtual infrastructure.
To deploy an SVM on a KVM hypervisor running the CentOS, you must remove or comment out the Defaults requiretty line in the /etc/sudoers configuration file of the hypervisor's operating system.
Installing an SVM on a Microsoft Windows Server (Hyper-V) hypervisor that is not a part of an Active Directory domain requires that Windows Remote Management (WinRM) version 3.0 be installed on the hypervisor. WinRM 3.0 is a part of the Windows Management Framework 3.0 distribution that is available for download on Microsoft official website.
Protected virtual machines require one of the following guest operating systems:
Core Edition is not supported for the following operating systems:
Supported versions of Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix PVS, and VMware Horizon.
Kaspersky Security 3.0 Light Agent Maintenance Release 2 (version 126.96.36.19924):
Kaspersky Security 3.0 Light Agent Service Pack 1 (version 188.8.131.5277):
For installation of the Light Agent component to a virtual machine with Windows 10 as a guest operating system, use the latest Windows 10 installer version with all available updates.
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