Requirements for the set of Kaspersky Security Center components and the VMware virtual infrastructure

Kaspersky Security Center 10 Maintenance Release 1 must be installed in order for Kaspersky Security For Virtualization Agentless to work on a corporate LAN. The computer with the Kaspersky Security Center Administration Console installed must have Microsoft® .NET Framework 3.5 or later.

The following Kaspersky Security Center components are required:

  • Administration Server.
  • Administration Console.
  • Network Agent (included in the images for Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 3.0. Agentless SVMs).

The following VMware virtual infrastructure components are required to install and run the File Anti-Virus component:

  • VMware vCenter Server.
  • VMware vSphere Client.
  • VMware vShield Endpoint. Installed on VMware ESXi-hosts. Supports communication between the VMware vShield Endpoint Thin Agent driver on the virtual machines and the EPSEC library on the SVM.
  • VMware vShield Manager. For centralized management of the VMware vShield network.
  • One or more VMware ESXi-hosts onto which virtual machines have been deployed.
  • VMware vShield Endpoint Thin Agent driver. The driver is included in the set of VMware Tools, which is supplied together with the VMware ESXi 5.5 Patch 1 hypervisor or the VMware ESXi 5.1 Patch 2 hypervisor. The driver must be installed and enabled on the virtual machines you plan to protect using Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 3.0 Agentless. You can find information about the VMware vShield Endpoint Thin Agent driver in the documentation forVMware products.

The following VMware virtual infrastructure components are required to install and run the Network Attack Blocker component:

  • VMware vCenter Server.
  • VMware vShield Manager. For managing the components included in VMware vCloud Networking and Securityand for registering and deploying the Network Attack Blocker component (Kaspersky Network Protection).
  • VMware Distributed Virtual Switch. For configuring the Distributed Virtual Port Groups.

A DHCP server must be used in the VMware infrastructure to assign IP addresses and names to the SVMs.