Release Notes for Dr.Web for Kerio Connect 11.1

Last updated on 1/29/2019

This product is an anti-virus plug-in designed to protect corporate mail systems against viruses. The plug-in integrates into Kerio Connect mail servers and checks the attached files of emails.

With the use of the plug-in, Kerio Connect mail server incorporates the latest and most advanced anti-virus technologies of Doctor Web aimed to detect different types of malicious objects which may present a threat to mail system operation and information security.

Dr.Web for Kerio Connect checks the mail traffic for viruses, dialer programs, adware, riskware, hacktools and joke programs. On detection of a security threat, they are treated according to the Kerio mail server settings.

Dr.Web for Kerio Connect performs the following functions:

The anti-virus check of email attachments according to Kerio mail server rules

Malware detection

Isolation of the infected objects in Dr.Web quarantine

Heuristic analysis for additional protection against unknown viruses

Fast and efficient check

Automatic update of virus databases

Resolved Issues and Other Changes

The scanning engine is upgraded to 64-bit version.

Kerio Connect VMware Virtual Appliance support is introduced.

The License Agreement is updated.

The support of customizing of output formatting of threats list is added for the following commands: quarantine and threats.

For threats command an option directory is added, which allows filtering threats by the directories where they have been detected.

The option of setting a relative path for files recovery from quarantine is added.

The option of displaying the list of virus databases installed is added in baseinfo command.

Installation Notes

System Requirements

To install Dr.Web for Kerio Connect 11.1, your computer must meet the following minimum requirements:



Disk Space

Minimum 290 MB of disk space

Operating System

One of the following 64-bit versions:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7

CentOS 6 and 7

Debian 7 and 8

Mail server

If you're installing Dr.Web for Kerio Connect for the first time, the following versions of the mail server can be used:

Kerio Connect, versions from 7.0.0 and later

Installation of Dr.Web for Kerio Connect 11.1

To install Dr.Web for Kerio Connect components:

1.Allow the execution of the drweb-kerio-connect_[version]-[build] archive. For example, you can use the following command:

# chmod +x drweb-kerio-connect_[version]-[build]

2.Execute the file by the following command:

# ./drweb-kerio-connect_[version]-[build]

3.The drweb-kerio-connect_[version]-[build]~linux directory, where [version] is the product version number, [build] is the number of program build (e.g., drweb-kerio-connect_11.1-1001120900_linux), will be created. Then the installation program will start and suggest the interactive help on the program installation.

4.To proceed with Dr.Web for Kerio Connect installation, enter Y or Yes (values are case insensitive), otherwise type N or No. Press ENTER.

5.Then select the installation package depending on the Kerio product version you are using . Enter the number of the corresponding package and press ENTER.

6.Read carefully the License Agreement. To scroll the text, press SPACEBAR. Further installation requires the License Agreement acceptance. Enter Y or Yes, then press ENTER , otherwise the installation is canceled.

7.The installation of Dr.Web for Kerio Connect starts. The installation progress report is shown on the screen in the real-time mode.

8.The message informing about the installation completion will open.

9.Once the installation is complete, copy the license key file drweb32.key to /etc/opt/ directory.

You can configure Kerio Connect to use the installed plug-in using Kerio administration console.

Additional Information

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