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Bitdefender Endpoint Security Tools Version Release Notes (Linux)

Release date:

Fast Ring: 2020.04.06

Slow Ring: 2020.04.08

New Features and Improvements

  • Added support for generating incidents on Elite licensed endpoints.
  • Introduced Bitdefender Update Daemon (bdupdated) as a new update service. The previous service (bdlived) has been removed.
  • Added support for process kill action on incidents generated by Incidents Sensor.
  • Improved the scanning mechanism with new built-in Antimalware On-Access and On-Demand exclusions.
  • Added support for moving endpoints between companies in GravityZone Control Center
  • Improved the On-Demand scheduler.
  • Added support for EDR with a new range of Linux kernel versions, available with the following operating systems:
    o  CentOS 6
    o  CentOS 7
    o  CentOS 8
    o  Oracle Linux 6
    o  Oracle Linux 7
    o  Ubuntu 14.04
    o  Ubuntu 16.04
    o  Ubuntu 18.04
    For the list of supported kernel versions, refer to the Requirements > Endpoint Protection section in the GravityZone Installation Guide.
  • New installations and product updates now require minimum free disk space as follows:
    Scanning Type AV Only Full Options
    Local Scanning 1600 MB 1600 MB
    Hybrid Scanning 1100 MB 1100 MB
    Centralized Scanning 600 MB 600 MB
    Local Scanning + Centralized Scanning 1600 MB 1600 MB
    Hybrid Scanning + Centralized Scanning 1100 MB 1100 MB

Resolved Issues

  • The bduitool crashed when used for custom scan on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server.
  • The On-Access module could not detect EICAR files located in an overlay partition, on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS.
  • Bitdefender Redline service triggered multiple cron failure notifications.
  • The Relay communication with endpoints failed with error 1004.
  • The endpoint updated through proxy even if it was not configured in the policy.

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