Security Manager properties

Installing Security Manager software requires an agent installed on the device.

The installation of AV Defender software on a device will require that it be re-started. Re-starting devices will follow any schedules or limitations configured in Scheduled Maintenance windows or Scheduled Reboot windows that are applied to the device. For more information, see Maintenance windows.

To ensure signature updates and minor updates to AV Defender can occur, ensure that DNS and outbound TCP port 80 access to are available through the firewall.

Property Description

Enable Security Manager

Select to install the Security Manager software on the device. If there is no update server configured, you can choose to continue with or without an update server. If you selected Configure Update Server, Configure an Update Server before proceeding.

Run Pre-Install Scan

Performs a security scan of the device before installing the Security Manager software.

Uninstall Password

Enter the password that will allow you to remove AV Defender from the device.

Select AV Defender Configuration Profile

Select the AV Defender profile to apply to the device.

Start Installation

Select when the software will be installed on the device.

Competitor AV Cleanup

Select the action that you want Security Manager to take with existing security software.

Enable Debug Logging

Select this option to allow Security Manager to record security events (including software installation issues) to assist with troubleshooting.

Selecting Enable Debug Logging will increase the demand on system resources.

Update Server

Select the update server to which the device will connect to obtain signature updates. Select Best Available to have N-able N-central configure this setting based on the update server to which the device can most easily connect when attempting to download signature updates.


Latest version and status

A read-only display indicating the latest versions of AV Defender and the installation status.

The last version details remain if you disable or remove Security Manager from the device.

Update AV Defender Product Now

Select this option to immediately update AV Defender on the device.