User Guide

About This Guide

Welcome to the Metadefender v3 guide. This guide is intended to provide the information you need to:

  • Install, configure, and manage Metadefender Core v3.

  • Integrate to other applications either through the Metadefender APIs or as a "Custom Engine".

  • Implement and use other Metadefender modules such as Email Agent, ICAP Server, Kiosk, Client, etc. (note that some of these modules require licenses that need to be purchased separately)

  • Learn about new features, updated features, and bug fixes on each Metadefender Release (i.e. each product version's release notes)

  • Learn about frequently asked questions and additional concepts through our library of knowledge base articles

While we offer the option to download this guide to a PDF file, it is optimized for online browser viewing. OPSWAT updates the online version of the guide regularly on an "as needed" basis. By viewing the document online, you are assured that you are always seeing the most recent and most comprehensive version of the guide.

Key Features of Metadefender Core

  • File sanitization (aka Content Disarm and Reconstruction) using 90 data sanitization engines

  • Multi-scanning for malware with more than 30 leading anti-malware engines

  • Heuristic analysis to detect more unknown and targeted attacks

  • File Type Verification

  • Archive Extraction

  • Workflow Engine

  • Flexible APIs (REST, COM, Java, CLI)

  • High performance processing