How to update File Anti-Virus in Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 3.0 Agentless



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How to update File Anti-Virus in Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 3.0 Agentless

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2014 Jul 04 ID: 11120

To update the File Anti-Virus component, to the following:

  1. Open Administration Console in Kaspersky Security Center.

  2. Select Administration Server.

  3. Click the link Manage Kaspersky Security for Virtualization Agentless.


  1. At the Selecting a protection type step, select the option Protect virtual machine file system.

  2. Click Next.

  1. At the Selecting an action step, click Update.

  2. Click Next.

  1. Specify VMware vCenter Server connection settings:

  • VMware vCenter Server address. An IPv4 address or the full domain name of VMware vCenter Server.
  • User name. The name of the account that is used for connecting to VMware vCenter Server. It is recommended to specify the credentials of an account that is created for configuring SVMs. This account must have the preset ReadOnly system role.
  • Password to the account specified in the box above. 
  1.  Click Next.

If the certificate received from VMware vCenter Server did not pass the authenticity verification, an error message will be displayed. By clicking a link in the error dialog, you can view the certificae details. To proceed to Troubleshooting, click Continue.

  1. Specify the location of the newer image file of File Anti-Virus. To do it, click Browse and select an .ova file. If the image is not corrupted and is of supported version, the information ambout the image file will be displayed in the lower part of the window.

  2. Click Next.

  1. Read the End User License Agreement (EULA) between you and Kaspersky Lab, and you and Novell. If you accept all provisions of EULA, select the option I accept the terms.

  2. Click Next.

  1. On ESXi hosts, select the SVMs you want to update. The table displays information about the VMware ESXi hosts of the previously selected VMware vCenter Server on which the SVM is installed.

  2. Click Next.


  1. Select a method of disk space allocation in the VMware ESXi host storage:
  • Dynamic allocation using VMware vStorage Thin Provisioning for reserving the minimum space needed for the image. This space can be extended if necessary.
  • Disk space allocation using thick provisioning reserves the required storage space, which then remains unchangeable.

If it is required that the update wizard deploy on several ESXi hosts-хостах simultaneously, select the check box Enable parallel deployment. Specify the number of ESXi hosts that require parallel deployment.

  1. Click Next.

  1. For each SVM, select a data storage on the drop-down list.

The table displays the following details: IP address or the domain name of ESXi host, SVM name, and the selected data storage.

  1. Click Next.


  1. Match the virtual network of the SVMs with the one of the ESXi host.

In the VMware ESXi host column, you will see the IP address or the domain name of the ESXi host on which the SVM is updating.

In the VMware vShield Network, select the ESXi host to be used by the virtual machine for connecting to the component VMWare vShield ESX Module. This component is installed on the ESXi host and ensures the interaction between the VMWare vShield Endpoint Thin Agent driver installed on the protected virtual machine, and the EPSEC library installed on the SVM.

In the User netowrk coulmn, select the ESXi host virtual network, that should be used by for connections with the network environment and the Administration Server.

  1. Click Next.

  1. Specify the network settings of the SVMs. 
  • Use DHCP.
  • Assign manually for each SVM.
  • Distribute using the specified settings. In this case, network parameters are assigned manually from the specified range. Specify the network settings In the fields Main gateway, DNS server, and Subnet mask.
  1. Click Next.

  1. If you have selected Assign manually for each SVM at the previous step, adjust all network settings manually. For each SVM, specify an IP address, subnet mask, main gateway, and the DNS server. IP addresses must be unique within the specified subnet.

  2. Click Next.

  1. Change passwords for the accounts root and klconfig. These accounts are used for configuring SVMs. It is recommended that you use numbers and Latin letters when creating a password.

  2. Click Next.

  1. Specify the VMware vShield Manager connection settings.

To cancel the registration of SVMs with the previous version of File Anti-Virus and to register them with the newer version, the update wizard connects to VMware vShield Manager.

  1. Click Next and complete the wizard by following its further instructions.


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