End of Life announcement for Landesk Antivirus SDK5.
On April 15th 2011, Kaspersky will end all support for SDK5. This will include Definition Updates and any support with issues and new features.This will affect the following versions of LANDesk AV.
Landesk 8.8 sp3 and earlier.
AV Definition Content moving to Kaspersky Servers.
In conjunction with the EOL on April 15th 2011, LANDesk will no longer be hosting LANDesk AV Content on its servers. All Core servers will need to be at the following patch level to enable downloading definitions directly from the Kaspersky Servers. This will enable a quicker turnaround from when samples are submitted and the updated Definitions are available to download.
LANDesk Management\Security Suite 8.8 sp4 with Patch LD-AV-47633-884.
LANDesk Management\Security Suite 9.0 sp2.
Important note for Windows 2000 clients.
Please read the following Bulletin for vital upgrade information.
New Download Locations for Kaspersky Definitnion Files.
Make sure that your network has the appropriate Firewall\proxy exceptions to allow the access to the following locations. We will be using both Http and FTP connections to these locations.
The ## represents a number that will be added depending on traffic load to a specific load.
What does this mean for me?
- If your core is currently on 8.8 sp3 or earlier you have to upgrade to at least 8.8 sp4 with LD-AV-47633-884 by April 15.
- If you have windows 2000 clients you have to upgrade to 9.0 sp2 with the Patch listed here by April 15th.
- If your 9.0 core is currently not at 9.0 sp2 you have to upgrade to sp2 by April 15.
- If you are upgrading from 8.8 sp3 (or earlier) to 8.8 sp4 or 9.0 sp2 all of your clients will also have to be updated by April 15th.