Configuring Virus Definition and Antivirus Updates

This Article Applies to:

  • Business Hub
  • Avast Business On-Premise Console

You can set your devices to automatically update the Avast Business Antivirus program and virus definitions.

Business Hub and Avast Business Cloud Console

Avast Business On-Premise Console

Configuring Updates

Business Hub and Avast Business Cloud Console

  1. In the Business Hub, click the policy you would like to change
  2. Select the General Settings tab
  3. Expand the Updates section
  4. In the Virus definitions updates and Program updates sections, choose an update option from the following options:
    • Automatically when new update is available (Recommended)
    • Manually
  5. Click Save

Avast Business On-Premise Console

  1. Click the policy you would like to change
  2. Select the OS you are adding automatic update settings for
  3. Click the General Settings tab
  4. In the When to update section, choose an update option for both Virus definition updates and Program updates from the following options:
    • Automatically when new update is available (Recommended)
    • Manually
  5. Click Apply changes

Updates are sent either directly via Avast servers or any configured Master Agents/Local Update Servers on your network. If you have selected manual updates, you will need to manually update via the Devices page to ensure all devices on your network remain up to date with the latest protection. For more information, see Update Antivirus Tasks for Devices and Updating Devices in Your Network.