Online Update Configuration

  1. Access the Metadefender Core Management Console.

  2. To configure the Online Updates section, click the Configuration tab and then click Engines .
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  3. Scroll down to Online Updates.
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  4. Select your settings based on the following tables, and then click Apply .

The following settings apply to Metadefender Core's automatic engine definition update functionality:

Property

Description

Default Value

CLI config

During Updates

Specifies scanning behavior when an engine is in the process of having its definitions updated.

Scans can configured to either be skipped or paused during updates.

Skip Scans

(Pause) wu=<0|1>

(Skip) su=<0|1>

Update Timeout

Specifies how long Metadefender Core should wait for an update to happen before timing out.

600 seconds

to=<time in milliseconds>

Update Interval

Specifies how often engines should be updated.

1440 minutes (1 day)

um=<time in minutes>


Proxy settings can also be defined in the omsConfig.ini configuration file (located in the Metadefender Core installation directory). Proxy settings defined in omsConfig.ini will only be used if the proxy configuration is not set in the Metadefender Core Management Console.

Property

Description

Default Value

omsConfig.ini Property

Enable Updates Through Proxy

Specifies whether the Metadefender Core server will be retrieving engine updates through a proxy server.

disabled

enable_proxy

Server Address

The proxy server to use.

 

proxy_server

Port

The proxy server port to use.

 

proxy_port

Username

If authentication is required, the username for the proxy server.

 

proxy_user

Password

If authentication is required, the password for the proxy server.

 

proxy_password