Antimalware Cloud Services ?


Most customers have regulated network environment, I´m testing Anti-Malware and getting error that user is at risk because, there is no access to Cloud Services. This doesn´t make sense, I have Ondemand Content Server , which is doing update proxy for clients and I need access to Cloud Services ? Why ?



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    I don't know what is happening in your case, but how it works is a little complicated....

    The Anti-Malware client actually makes a direct HTTP call to the OEM Vendors Site. (We don't control this)

    Since we don't want every device going out one by one and don't want it going out HTTP the ZCM agent has a proxy built-in that captures that request and send it up the line as HTTPS to the on-demand servers that will then serve the cached files w/o needing to go out to the internet for each device.  Note: The On-Demand content server does do HTTPS to the OEM, not sure why natively it chose to do HTTP but we are working with the OEM to see if we can remove any HTTP calls in the future.

    It is possible that something on your device is even preventing the packet request that is leaving your device from even making it to the proxy on the local device.  Or there could be something blocking the OEM content server from reaching the internet.  I posted a link recently that shows the URL that needs to be open to your OneDemand Content Server.


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  • 0   in reply to Craig Wilson

    Hi, Im having a similar issue with a windows machine, I have asked our ISP to allow sites as per for it on the firewall but I still get the same error

    what is the link you mentioned that shows the URL as im struggling to find it

  • 0   in reply to Julian Joubert

    Try giving access to NIMBUS.BITDEFENDER.NET

    Most of the Anti-Malware Agent requests will pull from 


    These requests will be proxied through the ZENworks Content System.

    However, at this point in time the NIMBUS calls are not, but this data is not as  critical as the core data through the CDN.


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  • 0   in reply to Craig Wilson

    Issue is sorted Thank you!

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