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Security for Virtualized Environments Version 1.2.8 Release Notes

Security for Virtualized Environments (SVE) is the first comprehensive security solution for virtualized datacenters. The solution protects virtualized Windows, Linux, and Solaris systems, both servers and desktops. While integrated with VMware vShield, the unique architecture of the solution allows it to be leveraged when using any system virtualization offering.

This article provides information on the improvements introduced in Security for Virtualized Environments version 1.2.8, the list of known and resolved issues and the upgrade procedure.


Version 1.2.8 is a minor update to version 1.2.7 (it is also referred to as Version 1.2 Update 8). This version delivers a number of bug fixes.

Release Notes (Multi-Platform)

Resolved Issues

  • Licenses used to get applied to both client machines and SVAs. Issue is now fixed.
  • After updating to version 1.2.7, the Security Console failed to display the Excluded Computers list. Issue is now fixed.
  • If the network discovery process took more than 15 minutes, the discovered clients did not report the synchronization status to the Security Console. Issue is now fixed.


For information on upgrading from a version prior to 1.2, refer to this KB article.

To upgrade from version 1.2.x, follow the information provided hereinafter. You need to upgrade both the SVE appliances and agents.

Upgrading from version 1.2.x (Multi-Platform)

The upgrade procedure requires manually updating each installed appliance from the command line interface of each virtual machine.

Upgrade can be performed by following these steps:

  1. Upgrade Security Console by running the following commands in the appliance’s CLI:
    • $ apt-get update
    • $ apt-get install bitdefender-web-server
  2. Upgrade Security Virtual Appliance by running the following commands in the appliance’s CLI:
    • $ apt-get update
    • $ apt-get install bitdefender-scan-server

      After the upgrade, you must re-run the sva-setup configuration script in order for the Security Virtual Appliance to be visible in Security Console.

Windows Silent Agent is automatically upgraded during regular update process. Linux Silent Agent must be upgraded by reinstalling it using the new packages available in the upgraded Security Console version. For more information on installing Linux Silent Agent, refer to the Administrator’s Guide.

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