About LANDESK Antivirus 9.6 (Kaspersky Engine) on Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2

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    Endpoint Manager 9.6

    This article refers to Ivanti Antivirus using the Kaspersky engine.  This article is not valid for Ivanti Antivirus 2017 (Bitdefender Engine)


    Current Status


    LANDESK Antivirus is supported on Windows 8.1 or Server 2012 R2 at this time. (Last update: 23 February 2014)


    For 9.6: Support for Windows 2008 R2 and Windows 8.1 is included



    Note: Best Practices for Server OS include setting up exclusions and testing before a general rollout.  See this doc from Kaspersky for exclusion suggestions (other exclusions may be needed): http://usa.kaspersky.com/sites/usa.kaspersky.com/files/Kaspersky%20Lab%20Scan%20Exclusions.pdf



    For more information about support for Windows 8.1 in LANDESK Management Suite see: LANDESK Management Suite and Windows 8.1