Network Agent policy settings

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To configure the Network Agent policy:

  1. In the console tree, select the Policies folder.
  2. In the workspace of the folder, select the Network Agent policy.
  3. In the context menu of the policy, select Properties.

The properties window of the Network Agent policy opens.

General

In the General section, you can modify the policy status and specify the inheritance of policy settings:

Event configuration

The Event configuration section allows you to configure event logging and event notification. Events are distributed by importance level on the following tabs:

To select multiple event types, use the SHIFT or CTRL key; to select all types, use the Select all button.

Settings

In the Settings section, you can configure the Network Agent policy:

Repositories

In the Repositories section, you can select the types of objects whose details will be sent from Network Agent to Administration Server. If modification of some settings in this section is prohibited by the Network Agent policy, you cannot modify these settings. The settings in the Repositories section are available only on devices running Windows:

Software updates and vulnerabilities

In the Software updates and vulnerabilities section, you can configure search and distribution of Windows updates, as well as enable scanning of executable files for vulnerabilities. The settings in the Software updates and vulnerabilities section are available only on devices running Windows:

Restart management

In the Restart management section, you can specify the action to be performed if the operating system of a managed device has to be restarted for correct use, installation, or uninstallation of an application. The settings in the Restart management section are available only on devices running Windows:

Windows Desktop sharing

In the Windows Desktop Sharing section, you can enable and configure the audit of the administrator's actions performed on a remote device when desktop access is shared. The settings in the Windows Desktop Sharing section are available only on devices running Windows:

Manage patches and updates

In the Manage patches and updates section, you can configure download and distribution of updates, as well as installation of patches, on managed devices:

Connectivity

The Connectivity section includes three nested subsections:

In the Network subsection, you can configure the connection to Administration Server, enable the use of a UDP port, and specify its number. The following options are available:

In the Connection profiles subsection, you can specify the network location settings, configure connection profiles for Administration Server, and enable out-of-office mode when Administration Server is not available. The settings in the Connection profiles section are available only on devices running Windows:

In the Connection schedule subsection, you can specify the time intervals during which Network Agent sends data to the Administration Server:

Distribution points

The Distribution points section includes four nested subsections:

In the Device discovery subsection, you can configure automatic polling of the network. The polling settings are available only on devices running Windows.

In the Internet connection settings subsection, you can specify the Internet access settings:

In the KSN Proxy subsection, you can configure the application to use the distribution point to forward KSN requests from the managed devices:

In the Updates subsection, you can configure whether Network Agent downloads diff files:

Revision history

On the Revision history tab, you can view the history of Network Agent policy revisions. You can compare revisions, view revisions, and perform advanced operations, such as save revisions to a file, roll back to a revision, and add and edit revision descriptions.

Network Agent policy settings available for a specific operating system are given in the table below.

Network Agent policy settings

Policy section

Windows

Mac

Linux

General

Event configuration

Settings

except the check box Use uninstallation password

except the check box Use uninstallation password

Repositories

-

-

Software updates and vulnerabilities

-

-

Restart management

-

-

Windows Desktop Sharing

-

-

Manage patches and updates

-

-

NetworkNetwork

except the check box Open Network Agent ports in Microsoft Windows Firewall

except the check box Open Network Agent ports in Microsoft Windows Firewall

NetworkConnection

-

-

NetworkConnection Manager

Distribution pointsDevice discovery

-

-

Distribution pointsInternet connection settings

Distribution pointsKSN Proxy

-

-

Distribution pointsUpdates

-

-

Revision history

See also:

Scenario: Regular updating Kaspersky databases and applications

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