Article ID: 120963, created on Apr 8, 2014, last review on Jun 17, 2016

  • Applies to:
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 6.0
  • Virtuozzo containers for Windows 4.6

Information

Containers 6.0 for Windows (PCW) supports a wide range of antivirus software products. In order to ensure flawless interaction with PCW, Odin regularly performs compatibility tests, working closely with antivirus software vendors and issuing Containers for Windows 6.0 software updates when necessary.

Please use this article as a reference point in determining the antivirus solution for your Containers for Windows 6.0 systems. Prior to using information from this article, make sure your Containers for Windows 6.0 servers are running on the latest patch level available.

Note that all antivirus solutions described below must be installed on the node only. Antivirus programs installed on the node protect all containers (CTs) automatically. Antivirus installation inside containers is not supported.

Antivirus software compatibility with Containers for Windows 6.0

Note: Antivirus software might not detect malicious code in files located on network drives in containers.

  1. Antivirus support on Windows 2012

    1. Symantec Endpoint Protection

      • 12.1.4.

      Note: If you are using Symantec, it is useful to configure logging as in the article TECH102939

      Symantec Endpoint Protection agent is supported from VZU600013 update.

    2. McAfee VirusScan Enterprise

      • 8.8 (patch 4)
      • 8.8 (patch 3)

      For more information, please refer to the McAfee release notes.

      Warning: If you plan to use the McAfee antivirus software, first install Parallels Containers 6.0 for Windows on the server. Then, proceed with installing the antivirus program.

    3. AVG

      • AVG Anti-Virus 2013
      • AVG Anti-Virus 2015 (requires VZU600028 and later)
    4. Microsoft Endpoint Protection

      • System Center Endpoint Protection 2012.
  2. Antivirus support on Windows 2008 R2

    1. Symantec Endpoint Protection

      • 12.1.4.
      • 11.0.6.

      Note: If you are using Symantec, it is useful to configure logging as in the article TECH102939

    2. McAfee VirusScan Enterprise

      • 8.8 (patch 4)
      • 8.8 (patch 3).
      • 8.8 (patch 2).

      For more information, please refer to the McAfee release notes.

      Warning: If you plan to use the McAfee antivirus software, first install Parallels Containers 6.0 for Windows on the server. Then, proceed with installing the antivirus program.

    3. AVG

      • AVG Anti-Virus 2013.
      • AVG Anti-Virus 2012.
    4. Sophos Anti-Virus

      • 9.5.1.
    5. Microsoft Endpoint Protection

      • System Center Endpoint Protection 2012.
      • Forefront Endpoint Protection 2010 through build 1.09.37.0.

See also

118786 Antivirus causes node crash on PVC node

9589 Antivirus software compatibility with Virtuozzo Containers for Windows 4.6

6446 Antivirus software compatibility with Virtuozzo Containers for Windows 4.5

2226 Antivirus software compatibility with Virtuozzo Containers for Windows 4.0

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