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Barracuda Managed Workplace

Enabling and Disabling Avast Business Antivirus

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After you have installed Avast Business Antivirus on a device, you must enable it to begin Antivirus monitoring. You can also disable Avast Business Antivirus on a device you no longer want to monitor.

Enabling or Disabling Antivirus on a device
  1. In Service Center, click Avast Antivirus.
  2. In the Alert Summary area, click the number beside Sites with active "antivirus disabled" alerts.
  3. Click the name of a device.
  4. In the sidebar, click Avast Antivirus.
  5. In the Management area, click one of the following:
    • Enable Antivirus
    • Disable Antivirus

If Avast Business Antivirus is enabled on a device, only the Disable Antivirus link is visible, and vice versa.

Updating the Avast Business Antivirus Client on a Device

You can update the Avast Business Antivirus client on devices, which updates virus definitions and may contain program changes and improvements, new features, language files, etc.

You can also update the Avast Business Antivirus client on devices by going to Update Center > Products, clicking Advanced Options, and then selecting the Update Avast Antivirus clients for selected sites check box.

As long as the device has an Internet connection, the Avast Business Antivirus client updates automatically on a daily basis, so typically a manual update is not required. You may want to update manually if you suspect that the device does not have the latest updates installed.

  1. In Service Center, click Avast Antivirus.
  2. In the Deployment Summary area, click the number beside Sites configured with Antivirus.
  3. In the Devices with Antivirus column, click the device number for the site for which you want to update Avast Business Antivirus clients.
  4. Select the check box beside each device that you want to update.
  5. Click Update.

Uninstalling Avast Business Antivirus from a Device 
You can uninstall Avast Business Antivirus from a device from within Barracuda Managed Workplace.

  1. In Service Center, click Avast Antivirus.
  2. In the Deployment Summary area, click the number beside Sites configured with Antivirus.
  3. In the Devices with Antivirus column, click a number for the site that contains devices from which you want to uninstall antivirus.
  4. Select the check box beside each device from which you want to uninstall Avast Business Antivirus.
  5. Click Uninstall.
Keeping Track of Avast Business Antivirus Licenses

The Avast Business Antivirus multi-site page includes a pie chart that displays the number of seats you are using versus the number of seats that you are entitled to.

  • In Service Center, click Avast Antivirus.

The License Summary area displays the pie chart of seats in use versus available seats.

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