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Upgrade AV Defender

On a regular basis, BitDefender will issue an upgrade for AV Defender engine. To update customer devices, use Maintenance Windows to schedule the updates.

  1. Click ViewsAll Devices.
  2. Click the check boxes for all devices you want to update.
  3. Click Add TaskMaintenanceAdd New Maintenance Window Scheduled Maintenance.
  4. In the Features drop-down menu, select Specific Actions.
  5. Select the check boxes for Upgrade Security Manager - AV Defender and Update Security Manager - AV Defender.
  6. Configure the schedule and reboot options as required.
  7. Click Save.

At the configured time, devices will go into maintenance mode and SolarWinds N-central installs the updates for AV Defender.

You can also configure rules and use filters for a more specific installation by clicking Configuration > MonitoringRules.

If you only need to upgrade a single or few devices, you can do this without maintenance windows. For more information see Upgrade AV Defender on a device.