1.4 Offline Engine Update for MetaDefender Drive

MetaDefender Drive can receive engine updates online, if connected to the internet, or offline, via file based definition updates. Online updates is done automatically when MetaDefender Drive has a valid internet connection. This document will provide step by step instructions on how to update definitions in an offline environment by making us of the OPSWAT product: Update Downloader for Offline Environment

Download and Install Update Downloader for Offline Environment

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  • Navigate to portal.opswat.com and download Update Downloader for Offline Environment for the appropriate environment

  • Install Update Downloader for Offline Environment on instruction at https://onlinehelp.opswat.com/downloader/

  • Once installed you will need to copy the "license.yml" file from the /license folder on the partition MetaDefender Drive and upload it to Update Downloader for Offline Environment under Settings→License

  • Double check that the appropriate engines are updating in Update Downloader for Offline Environment

Download Update Package for MetaDefender Drive

  • Download the appropriate .zip for MetaDefender Drive

  • Extract this .zip into /update folder on the NTFS partition MetaDefender Drive. Make sure to place each engine.yml and engine.zip file in the root of /update. Delete any files that are not .zip or .yml

  • Eject MetaDefender Drive

Reboot System under MetaDefender Drive

  • Insert and boot system under MetaDefender Drive

  • MetaDefender Drive will notice uninstalled updates and begin applying

  • After update scan will continue as normal