Applies to:Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.5 for Microsoft Exchange Servers 2000/2003
Kaspersky Administration Kit 6.0 MP1
Kaspersky Administration Kit 5.0 MP3 (builds 5.0.1104 - 5.0.1152)
Beginning from the version 5.0.1152 Kaspersky Administration Kit allows remote management of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.5 for MS Exchange Server 2000/2003 (the version 5.5 MP1 only – build 5.5.1185.0). But remote managing of Kaspersky Anti-Virus as well as its embedding in the logical network of the product and further managing has some peculiarities:
Kaspersky Anti-Virus on Exchange-server(s) or an array of servers is installed manually using the product distributive. Kaspersky Administration Kit does not allow install/uninstall this application remotely.
2. Connecting to the Administration Server
Irrespective of the number of the Exchange-servers in the net, whether they create an array or not, all the applications Kaspersky Anti-Virus for MS Exchange Server 2000/2003 installed should be connected to the Administration Server. To do it, install Administration Agent of the version 5.0.1152 (or above) on each Exchange-server and add each machine (each cluster node) to the logical net as Clients.
Neither Active/Passive, nor Active/Active cluster modes support managing via a virtual server.
To manage Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.5 for MS Exchange Server 2000/2003, install the management plug-in for this application on all Administration Consoles, through which Kaspersky Security is going to be managed.
On each computer with the Console installed run the file klcfginst.exe from the distributive of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for MS Exchange Server 2000/2003. Do not forget to close the Console before he plug-In installation.
3. Configuring the Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.5 for MS Exchange Server 2000/2003 settings
Kaspersky Anti-Virus can be configured the following ways:
- in the properties of a client computer, on which Kaspersky Anti-Virus for MS Exchange Server 2000/2003 is installed, on the Applications tab > select Kaspersky Anti-Virus for MS Exchnage Server 2000/2003 in the list of the installed applications and click the Properties button.
- via the policy for Kaspersky Anti-Virus for MS Exchange Server 2000/2003
4. Tasks of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for MS Exchange Server 2000/2003
The Anti-Virus tasks are managed on the Tasks tab of the client computer on which Kaspersky Anti-Virus is installed. Thus only local tasks can be created for this application. Installing license key is the only exception – this task can be created for Kaspersky Anti-Virus for MS Exchange Server 2000/2003 both as a group or global one.
5. Anti-Virus database update
The antivirus database update task for Kaspersky Anti-Virus for MS Exchange Server 2000/2003 can be created only as a local one (on the Tasks tab of the client computer with Kaspersky Anti-Virus installed). To configure the antivirus database updates from the Administration Servers, in the properties of the update task define the folder Share/Updates as an update source on the computer on which the Administration Server is installed (the variant HTTP-, FTP-server or network folder)
Kaspersky Anti-Virus for MS Exchange Server 2000/2003 can not be updated using push technology of Kaspersky Administration Kit.