Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security 3.x

Configuring general application settings via the Application Console

October 25, 2023

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General settings and malfunction diagnostics settings of Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows establish the general operating conditions for the application. These settings allow you to control the number of working processes used by Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows, enable recovery of Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows tasks after an abnormal termination, maintain the log, enable creation of dump files of Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows processes after abnormal termination, and configure other general settings.

Application settings cannot be configured in the Application Console if the active Kaspersky Security Center policy blocks changes to these settings.

To configure Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows settings:

  1. In the Application Console tree, select the Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security node and do one of the following:
    • Click the Application properties link in the details pane of the node.
    • Select Properties in the node's context menu.

    The Application settings window is displayed.

  2. In the window that opens, configure Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows general settings according to your preferences:
    • The following settings can be configured on the Scalability and interface tab:
      • In the Scalability settings section:
        • Number of processes for Real-Time Computer Protection
        • Number of working processes for background On-Demand Scan tasks

    • The following settings can be configured on the Security and reliability tab:
      • In the Password protection settings section, configure the protection of application processes.
      • In the Password protection settings section, configure the settings for password-protection of the application's functions.
      • In the Self-defense section, specify the number of attempts to recover an On-Demand Scan task if it crashes.

    • In the Recover on-demand scan tasks no more than (times) section, specify actions that Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows performs when switching to UPS power.
    • On the Scan settings tab:
      • Restore file attributes after scanning
      • Limit CPU usage for scanning threads
      • Upper limit (per cent)
      • Folder for temporary files created during scanning
    • On the Connection settings tab:
      • In the Proxy server settings section, specify the proxy server settings.
      • In the Proxy server authentication settings section, specify the authentication type and details required for authentication on the proxy server.
      • In the Licensing section, indicate whether Kaspersky Security Center will be used as a proxy-server for application activation.
    • On the Malfunction diagnosis tab:
      • If you want the application to write debug information to a file, in the Troubleshooting settings subsection, select the Enable tracing check box.
      • In the Trace folder field, specify the absolute path to the local folder where Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows will save trace files.

        The folder must be created in advance and be writable by the SYSTEM account. You cannot specify a network folder, drive, or environment variables.

      • Configure the level of detail of debug information.
      • Specify the Maximum size of trace files.

        Available values: from 1 to 4095 MB. By default, the maximum size of trace files is 50 MB.

      • If you want the application to remove the oldest files after the maximum number of trace files is reached, select the Remove the oldest trace files check box.
      • Specify the Maximum number of files for one trace log.

        Available values: from 1 to 999. By default, the maximum number of files is 5. The field is available only if the Remove the oldest trace files check box is selected.

      • If you want the application to create a dump file, select the Create dump file check box.
      • In the Dump file folder field, specify the absolute path to the local folder where Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows will save dump files.

        The folder must be created in advance and be writable by the SYSTEM account. You cannot specify a network folder, drive, or environment variables.

      Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows writes information to trace files and the dump file in unencrypted form. The folder where files are saved is selected by the user and managed by the operating system configuration and Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows settings. You can configure access permissions and allow only required users to access logs, trace files and dump files.

  3. Click the OK button.

Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows settings are saved.

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