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Requirements and prerequisites

The following table provides version and version-support information about Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools for VMware Tanzu.

Element

Details

Tile version

v1.0.38

Release date

July 10th, 2019

Bitdefender agent version

Latest version available in the GravityZone console

Compatible Ops Manager versions

v2.3.x, v2.4.x, v2.5.x, v2.6.x, v2.7.x, v2.8.x and v2.9.x

Compatible Tanzu Application Service versions

v2.3.x, v2.4.x, v2.5.x, v2.6.x, v2.7.x, v2.8.x and v2.9.x

BOSH stemcell version

Ubuntu Xenial, CentOS 7, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016

IaaS support

All IaaS

IPsec support

Yes

Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools for VMware Tanzu requires your usage of a Bitdefender GravityZone product.

By downloading the Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools for Pivotal Platform you acknowledge and agree that the sole purpose of this product is to protect VMware Tanzu deployments, which further implies you acquiring a Bitdefender GravityZone product. It is available as a 30 days free trial. After trial period expires you are subjected to licensing terms and conditions.

You can request a trial license here or by emailing Bitdefender Enterprise Sales.

Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools for VMware Tanzu has the following requirements and prerequisites:

  • A VMware Tanzu operator with administrative rights.

  • A Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools installation package configured in the GravityZone console for deployment in the VMware Tanzu environment.

  • To optimize network traffic, install Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools with the Relay role in your IaaS to have a local distribution mirror for installation files and updates.

  • To use Central Scan, you first must deploy a Security Server in your IaaS. Bitdefender Central Scan engine offloads scanning to a Security Server, a dedicated VM that deduplicates and centralizes most of the anti-malware functionality of anti-malware agents, acting as a scan server.

  • To use on-access scanning on Linux, Fanotify kernel option must be enabled. For more information, see Fanotify man pages.

  • To use Central Scan, you must first deploy a Security Server in your IaaS. Bitdefender Central Scan engine offloads scanning to a Security Server, a dedicated virtual machine that deduplicates and centralizes most of the antimalware functionality of antimalware agents, acting as a scan server. For more information, please refer to your GravityZone Admin Guide.

  • Make sure the protected VMs have connectivity to your GravityZone environment and Bitdefender Cloud services. To ensure Internet connectivity on protected VMs, you can use the public_ip VM extension. For details, refer to these topics:

  • Make sure the protected VMs meet the Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools system requirements:

    • CPU

      • Minimum: Intel® Pentium compatible processors, 2.4 GHz.

      • Recommended: Intel® Xeon multi-core CPU, 1.86 GHz or faster.

    • Free RAM Memory at installation: 1024 MB

    • Free disk space required at installation (Antimalware only):

      OS Platform

      Central Scan

      Hybrid Scan

      Local Scan

      Linux

      600 MB

      1100 MB

      1600 MB

      Windows

      350 MB

      500 MB

      1024 MB

      Note

      • The Linux agent currently installs on the system partition. It is recommended to install Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools for VMware Tanzu with Central Scan or Hybrid Scan.

      • Using fallback engines (such as Central Scan + Local Scan or Central Scan + Hybrid Scan) or installing additional features requires more resources.

      • Actual RAM and disk usage after installation is lower.