KL 031.50: Kaspersky Security for Virtualization. Light Agent

Title Kaspersky Security for Virtualization. Light Agent
Code KL 031.50
Target group Customers and partners who use virtual environments.
Featured products Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 5.0. Light Agent
Kaspersky Security Center 10 SP3
Recommended for preparation for the following exams KLE 031.50: Kaspersky Security for Virtualization. Light Agent
Duration 1 day

Kaspersky Security for Virtualization. Light Agent pulls together all the best of Kaspersky Endpoint Security and Kaspersky Security for Virtualization. Agentless: supreme protection level and efficient use of resources. The product can be installed on the most popular hypervisors:

  • VMware vSphere
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Citrix XenServer
  • KVM

This course teaches how to make the best of the installation, protection settings, maintenance, and configuration of virtual environments for optimal program operation.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the capabilities of Kaspersky Security for Virtualization and explain its advantages when compared with the traditional and agentless protection solutions;
  • Design and implement optimal protection for a virtual environment;
  • Maintain the deployed protection system.

Course Syllabus


Protection for virtual machines
Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 5.0 Light Agent: structure and operation principles

Chapter 1. Deployment

1.1 Planning
1.2 Preparation
1.3 Installation of Protection Server
1.4 Deployment of Light Agents
  • Lab 1 — Preparing for the Protection Server Installation
  • Lab 2 — Installing the Protection Server
  • Lab 3 — Installing the License
  • Lab 4 — Light Agent Pre-Installation
  • Lab 5 — Installing the Light Agent on a Persistent Virtual Machine
  • Lab 6 — Installing the Light Agent on Linux
  • Lab 7 — Protection for Network Folders
  • Lab 8 — Protecting Non-Persistent Virtual Machines

Chapter 2. Management

2.1 Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 5.0 Light Agent Management principles
2.2 Configuration of protection parameters (compared to Kaspersky Endpoint Security)
2.3 Protection monitoring
  • Lab 9 — Dynamic Mode for VDI
  • Lab 10 — Fault Tolerance

Chapter 3. Scaling and maintenance

3.1 How Light Agents find Protection Servers
3.2 Scaling Protection Server resources
3.3 Specifics of Protection Server discovery by Light Agents
3.4 Specifics of the Protection Servers' compatibility with automatic load balancing in a cluster of hypervisors
3.5 Specifics of Device Control use on virtual machines
3.6 Modifying Protection Server settings
  • Lab 11 — Scan Queue

Requirements for the Students

  • Basic knowledge of virtualization, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware vSphere, and ESX hypervisor
  • Basic skills of using Kaspersky Security Center

Prior to taking this training, we strongly recommend attending the course 002.11.

All participants receive an official certificate after course completion.


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