Configuring Proxy Settings for Devices

This Article Applies to:

  • Business Hub
  • Avast Business On-Premise Console

If your network utilizes proxies for end devices, you will need to configure the proxy settings in the policies assigned to the devices behind a proxy. Proxy settings only apply to Windows Workstations or Servers.

Business Hub and Avast Business Cloud Console

  1. In the Business Hub, click the policy you would like to change
  2. Click the General Settings tab
  3. Expand the Updates section
  4. In the Proxy settings section select the type of proxy you are using from the following options:
    • Direct connection (no proxy)
    • HTTP proxy
    • SOCKS v4 proxy
  5. Enter the IP Address and Port for your proxy
    • If desired, you can bypass proxy server for local addresses by clicking the slider to the On (blue) position
  6. Select your Authentication type in the drop-down menu from the following options:
    • No authentication
    • Basic authentication (plaintext)
    • Windows Integrated authentication (NTLM)
  7. For HTTP proxies, enter the authentication Username and Password
  8. If you would like devices to be able to connect directly to the internet if they can't contact the proxy server, check the box
  9. Click Save

Avast Business On-Premise Console

  1. Click the policy you would like to change
  2. Select the OS you are adding proxy settings for
  3. Click the General Settings tab
  4. In the Proxy settings section select the type of proxy you are using from the following options:
    • Direct connection (no proxy)
    • HTTP proxy
    • SOCKS v4 proxy
  5. Enter the IP Address and Port for your proxy
  6. If desired, you can bypass proxy server for local addresses by checking the box beside Enable
  7. Select your Authentication type in the drop-down menu from the following options:
    • No authentication
    • Basic authentication (plaintext)
    • Windows Integrated authentication (NTLM)
  8. For HTTP proxies, enter the authentication Username and Password
  9. Click Apply changes