I want the help required to managing space and understanding the Kaspersky security center 11 antivirus database ! Few days ago i have deleted the folder of updates (Full path mentioned below) ! In my understanding these are the updates are downloaded windows updates files and since i’m using wsus to push the updates these are just junks and that’s why deleted. After a few days passed approx 15 to 20 computers in my domain says database are extremely out of date ! i have checked some forums and searched and managed to rectify but somehow i see C drive is almost becoming full again..
Antiviruses on user end however does not having the error anymore of database.
But again the drive is full ! and i want to understand what are the updates in below folder and is it safe to delete it ! i’m not using the windows update from KSC and dosen’t want it to download it.
Any of expert can guide a little bit. will be very thankful to you
THIS PATH NEEDS UNDERSTAND WHATS IN IT ==> C:\Program Files (x86)\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Security Center\Share\Updates
is it safe to delete ! I’m afraid if i delete again this will show the error of “databases are out of date” again !
Best answer by alexcad
1: However i would like to know if this is OK to use the KSC patch management ?
2: how can i disable it in case i don’t want to use ?
3: How can i shrink the database if there is such option available ? or delete the unnecessary files that are no longer in use by KSC.
1.) I really like the kaspersky patch management since version 11. it delivers almost 330,000 patches and updates. above all, it enables me to quickly reduce the number of vulnerabilities to 0 - even in large environments. however, i recommend standardizing the installations before. than patching is much easier. you can work wsus integrated (using wsus for microsoft-updates) or replacing wsus (using ksc for ms updates also).
2.) You have to enable this funktion if you want to use it (only available with advanced-license) - so there is no need to disable it.
3.) you can use the “administration server database maintenance task” to shrink the database https://help.kaspersky.com/KSC/11/en-US/100999.htm
but that is for the sql-database only, not for the share-folder.