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General

This document contains late-breaking information about the F-Secure Server Security 15.01 release. We strongly recommend that you read the entire document before installing the software.

F-Secure continuously improves documentation. Refer to the latest version of this document online at the F-Secure website.

Important notice: This release of F-Secure Server Security 15.01 Standard and Premium should be used with F-Secure Policy Manager. This version cannot be used with the cloud-based F-Secure Protection Service for Business management portal.

Product contents

F-Secure Server Security provides protection for your Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Small Business Server, Citrix XenApp, and Windows Terminal servers. The solution can be licensed and deployed as F-Secure Server Security (Standard) or F-Secure Server Security Premium, on per-server or terminal connection basis.

This new F-Secure Server Security solution release includes the following features:

  • Virus & spyware protection – protects your computer against viruses, trojans, spyware, riskware, rootkits and other malware.
  • DeepGuard™ – proactive, instant protection against unknown threats. It monitors application behavior and stops potentially harmful activities in real-time.
  • DataGuard – monitors protected folders to prevent untrusted applications from modifying your files.
  • Web traffic scanning – detects and blocks malicious content in web traffic (HTTP protocol) to provide additional protection against malware.
  • Firewall – consists of Windows Firewall integration and Network access control.
  • Application control – allows you to restrict virtually any application from starting.
  • Botnet Blocker – allows the Policy Manager administrator to block Domain Name System (DNS) queries from the host for domains that have a malicious reputation.
  • Browsing protection – provides additional protection against unsafe web sites.
  • Web Content Control – allows blocking of web sites that contain unsuitable content.
  • Device control – lets you control and disable hardware devices.
  • Software Updater – keeps your system and applications up to date by automatically installing patches as they are released by vendors.
  • Offload Scanning Agent – moves malware scanning operations to F-Secure Scanning and Reputation Server.
  • Rapid Detection & Response – uses lightweight, discreet sensors that collect behavioral data from endpoint devices to identify a wide range of attacks.
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The table below shows which features are enabled with different product licenses.

Feature F-Secure Server Security Standard F-Secure Server Security Premium
Virus & spyware protection
DeepGuard™
DataGuard
Application control
Web traffic scanning
Firewall
Browsing protection
Botnet Blocker
Device control
Offload Scanning Agent
Software Updater
Web content control
Rapid Detection & Response

The supported languages are: English, Chinese (P. R.C, Taiwan, Hong Kong), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Canadian French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, Latin American Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish.

What’s new

New features and improvements
  • Added an ‘Ask after scan’ action for malware that shows a UI dialog with quarantine, remove, and allow options.
  • Fresh versions of Software Updater binaries and SDK.
  • Fixed several issues.
Version requirements
Known issues
  • Software Updater dropped Windows 10 features and service pack patches.

System requirements

Before you install the product, we recommend that you review this section to ensure that your network, hardware, software, and other system components meet the requirements.

Note: The minimum hardware requirements may not be sufficient if you run multiple services on the same system.

System requirements for F-Secure Server Security installation
To install F-Secure Server Security, the following minimum hardware and system requirements are recommended.

Supported operating systems
The product can be installed on a computer running one of the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2011, Standard edition
  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2011, Essentials
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Standard
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Essentials
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Datacenter
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Core
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Standard
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Essentials
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Datacenter
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Core

Note: Windows Server 2016 Nano is not supported.

All Microsoft Windows Server editions are supported except:

  • Windows Server for Itanium processor
  • Windows HPC editions for specific hardware
  • Windows Storage editions
  • Windows MultiPoint Server
  • Windows Home Server

Note: All operating systems are required to have the latest Service Pack installed.

Note: For performance and security reasons, you can install the product only on an NTFS partition.

Supported terminal servers
F-Secure Server Security supports the following terminal server platforms:

  • Microsoft Windows Terminal/RDP Services (on the above mentioned Windows Server platforms)
  • Citrix XenApp 5.0
  • Citrix XenApp 6.0
  • Citrix XenApp 6.5
  • Citrix XenApp 7.5, 7.6, 7.14, 7.15
  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 2009
Centralized management requirements
F-Secure Policy Manager 15.10 is required to centrally manage F-Secure Server Security.

Setup and configuration

Installation instructions
Note: If you are using an installation package that does not include the sidegrade procedure, uninstall any potentially conflicting products, such as other antivirus or server security software, before you install F-Secure Server Security.

To install the product, you need to log in with administrator privileges.

Installation instructions in virtual environments using the F-Secure Offload Scanning Agent
If you want to deploy F-Secure Server Security to a virtual environment using the Offload Scanning Agent to minimize the performance impact on the virtualization infrastructure, you need to select the installation of the Offload Scanning Agent during installation.

For detailed instructions of installation of this feature, please refer to the F-Secure Security for Virtual and Cloud Environments deployment guide.

Note: You need to have F-Secure Scanning and Reputation Server in place for this functionality to work.

Remote installation
F-Secure Server Security supports remote installation with F-Secure Policy Manager.
Centralized management installation
To configure centralized management during the interactive installation, specify the F-Secure Management Server address in the form of host name or host IP address without protocol prefix and port suffix. Use the default HTTP port and HTTPS port values unless you have a non-standard environment.

Contact information and feedback

We look forward to hearing your comments and feedback on the product functionality, usability and performance.

Please report any technical issues via:

Before sending us a report about your issue, run F-Secure Support Tool FSDiag.exe on the host that is running F-Secure Server Security. This utility gathers basic information about hardware, operating system, network configuration and installed F-Secure and third-party software that helps us to analyze and solve the issue.

You can also run the FSDiag.exe utility under %ProgramFiles(x86)%\F-Secure\Common folder. The tool generates a file called FSDiag.tar.gz.

F-Secure license terms

F-Secure license terms are included in the software. You must read and accept them before you can install and use the software.

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