Endian UTM 5.2.0 (Bitdefender) Information


Endian is releasing UTM EndianOS 5.2.0 which includes the new Bitdefender antivirus engine for web and email filtering.  Bitdefender is one of the most popular brands in the Antimalware market and has provided almost 100% detection rate since 2011 that have been proved by AV-Test and AV Comparatives.

Endian Versions Affected

Any EndianOS version 5.x (or later) with valid maintenance will receive access to this update release.  All EndianOS versions including 3.x or earlier, will not receive this update.

What You Need to Know (Before Installing)

The default antivirus engine for all proxy services including Web, Email (SMTP & POP) and FTP will automatically be switched to use Bitdefender regardless of your current settings.  This is because we believe that Bitdefender provides the best malware detection and scanning performance as compared to other options.  If this is what you want, you do not need to do anything other than install the 5.2.0 updates1 and this will be handled for you automatically.  If this is not what you want, please read this help article on how to change the settings after the update.

1 When you perform the 5.2.0 update, there will be a short disruption to users of those services so please plan and prepare prior to performing the update

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