Configuring Device Proxy Settings

This Article Applies to:

  • Avast Business Antivirus
  • Small Office Protection


If your network utilizes proxies for end devices, you will need to configure this on each of your devices. This proxy will be used for application updates.

  1. Click Menu in the top-right of the UI
  2. Click Settings
  3. In the General section, navigate to the Update tab
  4. Beside the Check for Updates button for application updates, click More options
  5. Check the box beside Use specific proxy server
  6. Fill in the following information:
    • For Type, select either HTTP or SOCKS v4
    • For Address, enter the IP address for your proxy
    • For Port, enter the port number for your proxy
    • For Type of Authentication, select either No authentication, Basic authentication (plaintext), or Windows integrated authentication (NTLM)
      1. If you are using authentication, enter the Username and Password