System Requirements

This Article Applies to:

  • Avast Business Cloud Console
  • Avast Business On-Premise Console
  • Avast Business Antivirus

Avast Business Cloud Console

Browsers (latest versions recommended):

  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Internet Explorer

Avast Business On-Premise Console

Windows:

  • 7 SP1 or higher, 8.x, 10
  • Server 2008 R2 SP1, 2012 and 2012 R2, 2016, 2019, any edition
  • Small Business Server 2008, 2011 (64 bit only)
  • Exchange Server 2003 x86 (up to 18.8), 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 (64 bit only)
  • SharePoint Server 2003, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2019 (64 bit only)

Mac or Linux (Docker):

  • Any MacOS that can run Docker, prefer MacOS 10.9 or newer
  • Any Linux OS that can run Docker, prefer CentOS 7
  • Docker Engine 1.10.0 or higher
  • Docker Compose 1.6.0 or higher

Avast Business Antivirus Endpoints

Windows:

  • 7 SP1 or higher, 8.x except RT and Starter Edition, 10 except Mobile and IoT Core Edition
  • Server 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019, all any edition with latest service pack excluding Server Core
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 SP2, 2013, 2016, 2019
  • Microsoft SharePoint Services 3.0 and SharePoint Server 2010 and higher

Mac:

  • MacOS 10.9 (Mavericks or later with at least 500MB free disk space)

Linux:

  • CentOS 7 and above
  • Debian 8 and above
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 and above
  • Ubuntu LTS 16.04 and above

Avast Business Patch Management

Windows Only:

  • 7 SP1 or higher, 8.x, 10
  • Server 2008 R2 with latest service pack excluding Server Core, 2012, 2016, 2019
  • Exchange Server 2010 SP2, 2013, 2016

Remote Deployment Requirements

  • Administrator credentials to the computer or Windows domain. If using domain credentials, include the domain name: (e.g., YOUR_DOMAIN\username).
  • Network information about the devices you are deploying to. You need this information to locate the devices on your network.
  • Prepare computers for the client installation. Uninstall any other Antivirus software if installing Avast Business Antivirus.

Configure the following on each device: