Avira AntiVir Exchange

Avira anti-virus protection and anti-spam for ­Microsoft Exchange Server
Many viruses spread by mail. The real-time monitoring of Avira virus protection for Exchange protects your Microsoft Exchange solutions from all current threats at all times. Nuisance spam emails are also kept at bay.

Optimum security
  • Reliable, extremely powerful AntiVir technology with leading multi-award-winning detection performance
  • Fast reaction to new dangers through an in-house malware research center
  • With integrated spam protection and content filter

Low costs
  • Extremely low administration costs through automated workflows and central management
  • Intuitive operation without long, expensive training times
  • All licenses incl. free updates, upgrades and Gold Support
High investment security
  • Fast, resource-saving scanning technology which reduces the load on servers and networks existing systems can therefore be used for a longer time
  • Transparent licensing designed to meet requirements without hidden costs
  • Free platform change to new or alternative operating systems

Uncompromising protection
  • Scanning of all incoming and outgoing or internally sent emails in real-time.
  • Recursive scanning of all email attachments, even of those in compressed form (archives).
  • Configurable scanning of attachments by file type and/or size.
  • Fingerprints with binary and/or name pattern detection; reliable detection of manipulated files.
  • Complete scanning of manipulated Outlook elements in emails and Outlook forms.
  • Configurable filters for all scanning and protection functions.
  • Spam filter and blocking of undesired or confidential content .

Fast updates
  • Extremely small, bandwidth-saving updates of virus definitions through incremental VDF update
  • Fast, seamless protection through updates without system interruption.

Efficient configuration and administration
  • Local/remote administration of individual/several Exchange servers (multi-server environment)
  • Rule-based corporate security through mapping of specific directives.
  • Comprehensive, detailed protocol, statistics and report functions.

Avira AntiSpam – additional module for spam detection and defense
  • Analysis of the complete contents of an email (subject line, message, attachment)
  • Scanning for illegal, unsolicited or confidential contents.
  • Blocking of emails from defined senders (spam senders, mailing lists etc.) and to recipients.
  • User-specific administration of whitelists and blacklists.
  • Definition of sender/receiver channels to control specific email communication.
  • Flexible notification functions.

MS Exchange Server version
  • MS Exchange Server 2000 (SP2)
  • MS Exchange Server 2000 Enterprise Edition (SP2)
  • MS Exchange Server 2003
  • MS Exchange Server 2007 (64 Bit)
  • MS Exchange Server 2010 (64 Bit)

Operating Systems
  • Windows 2000 Server (SP2)*
  • Windows 2000 Advanced Server (SP2)*
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows Server 2003/2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2

  • Exchange recommended + additional 64 MB


50 MB for each module

  • CD-ROM drive or network access
  • 100 MB for event logging recommended

User access rights:

Users registered in Active Directory, with full read access to Active Directory.


Windows 2000 Server won't be supported any longer as of 13 July 2011. Avira AntiVir Exchange Version 8 requires at least Exchange 2007 SP1 and Update Rollup 4 for installation on Exchange 2007.

  • One license for all supported platforms
  • Licensing is on a per "node" basis, in other words per participating user with mailbox access
  • License periods: 1 year or 3 years
  • License extensions with a saving of 30 per cent for 1 year

Extended licenses

Avira SmallBusiness Suite
(Avira AntiVir Professional + Avira AntiVir Server + Avira AntiVir Exchange)

Avira Business Bundle
(min. 100 User; Avira AntiVir Professional + Avira AntiVir Server + Avira AntiVir Exchange)

Scope of license
  • Free updates and upgrades during the license period
  • Gold Support: 8x5 (CET) support in German and English
  • Free platform change
  • Software and documentation downloads

  • Platinum Support: 24 x 7 support by telephone/email (available for order values from 5,000 euro)