Avira AntiVir WebGate

Anti-virus protection for your Internet ­communications on Unix
Your Internet gateway is the main entry point for viruses, malware and digital attacks. But not if you use Avira AntiVir WebGate, which will offer you maximum virus protection while using minimal resources.

Optimum security
  • Detection and elimination of viruses and other malware
  • Reliable, extremely powerful AntiVir technology with leading multi-award-winning detection performance
  • Fast reaction to new dangers through an in-house malware research center

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
  • Innovative AHeAD (Advanced Heuristic Analysis and Detection) technology for the detection of unknown or rapidly changing attackers for proactive security.
  • Real-time monitoring of the data traffic (incoming, outgoing) through the integrated on-access scanner.
  • Monitoring of HTTP and FTP over HTTP connections.
  • Full support of the FTP protocol in all network configurations.
  • Support of the ICAP (Internet Content Adaptation Protocol) interface.
  • Controlled access control based on client IP address or destination port.
  • Dynamic prevention of time-outs when downloading large files.
  • Configurable scanning of all common archive formats with adjustable recursion depth.
  • Quarantine management for secure isolation of infected and suspicious files.
  • Low-cost combination with Avira AntiVir MailGate for complete protection of the electronic communication routes in the company.
  • Special process to detect and block phishing, spam, malware and fraudulent sites
  • Blacklisting and whitelisting of domains, which are blocked by default or not examined
  • Configurable trickling based on domains and file types

Fast updates
  • Extremely small, bandwidth-saving updates of virus definitions through incremental VDF update.
  • Automatic update also via the Internet.
  • 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.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Server
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server (10.2)
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9 (NLD 9)
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES 11)
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 - 10.2 (SLES 10)
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (SLES 9)
  • Debian GNU/Linux 4
  • Debian GNU/Linux 5 (stable,lenny)
  • Ubuntu Server Edition 8
  • Ubuntu Server Edition 9 (intrepid)
  • Sun Solaris 9 (SPARC)*
  • Sun Solaris 10 (SPARC)

  • 256 MB
  • 1280 MB for Sun Solaris


100 MB temporary hard drive memory, depending on data volumes (1 GB or more recommended)


Sun Solaris 9 (SPARC) won't be supported any longer as of 30.10.2012.

Use under 64 bit Linux:

Please use the required 32 bit libraries.

Administration through the SMC:

Please consider that the libstdc++so.5 is required for the SMC agent.

  • 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 AntiVir GateWay Bundle
(Avira AntiVir MailGate + Avira AntiVir WebGate)

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)