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Do we need to install an antivirus software on Trend Micro Smart Protection Server (TMSPS)?

    • Updated:
    • 6 May 2013
    • Product/Version:
    • Trend Micro Smart Protection Server 2.1
    • Trend Micro Smart Protection Server 2.5
    • Trend Micro Smart Protection Server 2.6
    • Platform:
    • Citrix XenServer 5.5
    • VMware ESX 3.0
    • VMware ESX 3.5
    • VMware ESX 4.0
    • VMware ESX 4.1
    • VMware ESXi 3.5
    • VMware ESXi 4.0
    • VMware ESXi 4.1
    • Windows 2008 Server R2 with Hyper-V(TM)
Summary
You want to know if you need to install an antivirus software for TMSPS.
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You don't have to install an antivirus software on Trend Micro Smart Protection Server (TMSPS) because:
  1. TMSPS is a software virtual appliance with hardened OS. It only opens necessary ports.
  2. Trend Micro does not recommend installing any extra software in TMSPS. This might result in an unstable system or various perfomance issues.
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Solution Id:
1097288
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