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Offline Sean.G

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Avast Business Antivirus Client 18.6 Release
« on: September 10, 2018, 10:07:23 PM »
Hi,

Avast Business Antivirus 18.6 has just been released (10th September 2018). This release delivers some enhancements and bug fixes.

Enhancements
   Do Not Disturb Mode, replaces Game Mode and adds support for non-game apps too.
   Edge extension replaces the Internet Explorer one (https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9P5882STVN6X)
   Support for scanning TLS 1.3 traffic via Web Shield (Chrome, Firefox)

Bug Fixes
   Issue with registering devices within the Cloud Console when devices are behind a proxy
   Fixed issue with devices not receiving updates from the Master Agent and pulling updates from the internet instead
   Firewall notification not displayed when network changed
   Detection dialog not displayed for Web Shield when set to Ask
   Wrong reporting of Wi-Fi Inspector scan progress percent
   Site blocking works again
   Rescue disc minor issues have been fixed
   Reporting of Antivirus and Firewall state to Windows Security Center
   Explorer scan result not added to Notification Center

More information can be found in our release notes: Avast Business Antivirus Version 18.6


 

Regards,

Your Avast Business Team

Offline Lukas Mizoch

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Re: Avast Business Antivirus Client 18.6 Release
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2018, 01:25:24 PM »
How can we upgrade? Even after manual upgrade I still see 18.5.2535.

Offline misak

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Re: Avast Business Antivirus Client 18.6 Release
« Reply #2 on: September 11, 2018, 02:03:42 PM »
Upgrade will be available later. We are doing slow roll-out. In case you strive the new AV 18.6, uninstall the previous version and install the new one is the only option for now.

Offline Lukas Mizoch

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Re: Avast Business Antivirus Client 18.6 Release
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2018, 03:28:33 PM »
I tried to download installer from Devices page, but there it's still old version (18.5.2535).

Offline ICT12

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Re: Avast Business Antivirus Client 18.6 Release
« Reply #4 on: September 12, 2018, 12:56:13 PM »
We updated the AV client to new one, but its showing that previous version is a newer version. N.B this is the onsite master agent.

Offline kurt59

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Re: Avast Business Antivirus Client 18.6 Release
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2018, 03:24:55 AM »
Hi all,

I've talked with support, and was given the same instructions with going through the hassle of uninstalling, then downloading from the Console. It ends up on the same version, 18.5.

Kurt

Offline jjsets

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Re: Avast Business Antivirus Client 18.6 Release
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2018, 12:33:25 PM »
I fail to find something about how to enter licenses in the unmanaged Business version.
As far as I can tell, upon first installation at the end a popup form asks for the license and it then gets activated.

Where can I change the license used when this is not the case?

*Update 17.09.2018* I got the information that there should be an entry "Subscription" in the settings of the app. It is possible to download the wrong installer on the Avast website which doesn't show this pop-up form during installation. One has to make sure that the proper installation file is chosen (Managed/Unmanaged, ...)
« Last Edit: September 17, 2018, 09:56:37 AM by jjsets »