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Protecting datacenters using Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender on VMware vSphere 5 infrastructure (2021455)

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This article provides information about the Bitdefender Security for Virtualized Environments security solution.

Disclaimer: The partner product referenced in this article is a software module that is developed and supported by a partner. Use of this product is also governed by the end user license agreement of the partner. You must obtain from the partner the application, support, and licensing for using this product. For more information, see Security for Virtualized Environments.


Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender

Supported software

Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender is delivered within a Security Virtual Appliance running on a hardened Linux server and is managed by the Web-based Bitdefender Security Console.

Supported VMware products

  • VMware vSphere 5.0 P1 (474610-Patch#1) or 4.1 P3 (433742-Patch #3) including ESXi 4.1 and ESXi 5.0 with
    • VMware vCenter Server 5.0 or 4.1
    • VMware vShield Manager 5.0
    • VMware vShield Endpoint installed by vShield Manager on hosts
    • VMware View Manager 5.0
    • VMware Tools 8.6.0 build 446312 installed in the protected guest machines in the complete mode or with the vShield driver selected under VMCI in custom mode.

Supported guest operating systems (x86 or x64)

  • Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP (SP3)
  • Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Oracle Solaris 11, 10
  • Linux distributions:
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2, 6.1, 5.7, 5.6
    • CentOS 6.2, 6.1, 5.7, 5.6
    • Ubuntu 11.04, 10.04
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
    • OpenSUSE 12, 11
    • Fedora 16, 15

For instructions to download and install, see this Try Business Solutions Now.

Support information

Bitdefender Support Center provides these support information:

For support requests regarding Security for Virtualized Environments, contact Bitdefender using these channels:

Additional support information

Bitdefender recommends these Knowledge Base articles if you encounter issues with Security for Virtualized Environments by Bitdefender:


Best practices

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