Kaspersky Endpoint Security 11 for Linux


December 12, 2023

ID 90

Active key

A key that is currently used by the application.

Active policy

Policy currently used by the application to control data leaks. The application can use several policies at the same time.

Administration group

A set of devices combined in Kaspersky Security Center in accordance with the functions they perform and the set of Kaspersky applications installed on them. Devices are grouped to simplify administration as the group of devices can be managed as a single entity. An administration group can include other groups. For each application installed in the administration group, group policies and group tasks can be created.

Administration Server

A component of Kaspersky Security Center that centrally stores information about all Kaspersky applications installed within the corporate network. It can also be used to manage these applications.

Application activation

Switching the application to the fully functional mode. Application activation is performed during or after the installation of the application. You need an activation code or a key file to activate the application.

Application databases

Databases that contain information about computer security threats known to Kaspersky as of when the databases are released. Application databases are created by Kaspersky experts and updated hourly.

Application settings

Application settings that are common to all types of tasks and govern the overall operation of the application, such as application performance settings, reporting settings, and backup settings.

Database of malicious web addresses

A list of web resources whose content may be considered as dangerous. The list is created by Kaspersky experts; it is regularly updated and is included in the distribution kit of Kaspersky applications.

Database of phishing web addresses

A list of web resource addresses that are identified by Kaspersky experts as phishing. The database is regularly updated and is included in the distribution kit of Kaspersky applications.


Exclusion is an object excluded from the Kaspersky application scan. You can exclude from scan files of certain formats, file masks, a certain area (for example, a folder or an application), application processes, or objects by name, according to the Virus Encyclopedia classification. Each task can be assigned a set of exclusions.

False positive

A situation when a Kaspersky application considers a non-infected object to be infected because the object's code is similar to that of a virus.

File mask

Representation of a file name using wildcards. The standard wildcards used in file masks are * and ?, where * is any number of any characters, and ? is any single character.

Group policy

see Policy.

Group task

A task assigned to an administration group and performed on all managed devices included in this administration group.

Infected object

An object which includes a portion of code that completely matches the part of a known malware code. Kaspersky experts do not recommend accessing such objects.

Kaspersky update servers

Kaspersky HTTP and FTP servers from which Kaspersky applications download database and application module updates.


A time-limited right to use the application, granted under the End User License Agreement.

License certificate

A document that you receive from Kaspersky along with the key file or activation code. This document contains information about the license provided.

Object disinfection

A method of processing infected objects that results in full or partial recovery of data. Not all infected objects can be disinfected.


A policy determines the application settings and manages the access to configuration of an application installed on devices within an administration group. An individual policy must be created for each application. You can create an unlimited number of various policies for applications installed on the devices in each administration group, but only one policy can be applied to each application at a time within an administration group.

Proxy server

A computer network service which allows users to make indirect requests to other network services. First, a user connects to a proxy server and requests a resource (e.g., a file) located on another server. Then the proxy server either connects to the specified server and obtains the resource from it or returns the resource from its own cache (if the proxy has its own cache). In some cases, a user's request or a server's response can be modified by the proxy server for certain purposes.

Reserve key

A key that certifies the right to use the application but is not currently being used.

Startup objects

A set of applications needed for the operating system and software that is installed on the computer to start and operate correctly. These objects are executed every time the operating system is started. There are viruses capable of infecting such objects specifically, which may lead, for example, to blocking of operating system startup.


Enables use of the application with the selected settings (expiration date and the number of devices). You can pause or resume your subscription, renew it automatically, or cancel it.

Trusted device

Device that can be fully accessed at any time by the users listed under the trusted device settings.

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