Avira Security Management Center

Control all Avira security components centrally and efficiently

With the Avira Security Management Center you can keep use of your Avira security software under control. The administration tool enables network-wide remote management via a central cockpit. You can thus conveniently monitor and control all processes. It improves your ability to react to malware attacks, increases flexibility, reduces operating costs and helps you to comply with defined corporate directives.

Optimum support

Complete remote administration, licensing, configuration, updating and monitoring of products via the Internet:

Low costs

  • Significant reduction in workload of the administrator due to extremely efficient central administration
  • No long, expensive training periods
  • Available free of charge for the administration of large Avira security environments

High level of corporate security

  • Mapping of internal corporate security regulations
  • Quick overview of the current security situation in the system – you are able to react at all times

Trouble-free, low-cost administration
  • Simple creation of the security environment with drag and drop, computer lists or ADS import
  • Free definition of hierarchical groups for displaying organizational units
  • Central installation of all supported AntiVir products from the software repository of the SMC
  • Fast configuration of computers or groups of computers through “inheritance” of properties and configurations (e.g. scanning scope)
  • Central password protection for configurations
  • Scheduler to plan routine tasks individually (intervals between once to monthly). Storage and automatic execution of tasks for computers that are offline
  • Automatic synchronization of the security environment with ADS or LDAP
  • Automatic installation of an Avira product on every computer added to the security environment in line with security directive
  • Automatic classification of new PCs on the basis of the IP address
  • The synchronization of the SMC security solution with an Active Directory can be automated and implemented at regular intervals NEW!
  • Automatic filtering and display of computers from the security environment that don't comply with the security guidelines
  • Integrated Internet Update Manager for uniform, central updating of all SMC ­components and ­Avira program packages and for local mirroring of product and security updates. It is ­possible to create several update servers that can be assigned to individual groups. NEW!
  • Automatic update of the Avira AntiVir Professional
  • Test mode for copied updates. Separate updates also via the commands or task scheduler
  • Support of computers with dynamically assigned IP addresses (DHCP)
  • “Silent Setup“ of SMC agents in the network
High transparency of all processes, more information and greater security
  • Event manager for direct monitoring of the current system security. Even filtering according to various criteria
  • Alert management with freely definable rules for individual messaging
  • Monitoring of product and module status of the administered products
  • User management including password and general or group-based assignment of rights assignment of rights
  • Security-related reporting with defined templates for the production of individual reports
  • SSL-encrypted connections between the SMC and administered computers
  • To ensure even more secure communication between the SMC and the installed agents, the new version also allows separate SSL certificates to be produced and used in the system. NEW!
  • Ability to formulate and implement internal security directives
  • Optional SSH public key authentication for the agent installation
  • Mutual authentication of the components SMC server, front-end and agent

SMC Server
  • Windows 2000 Server* SP4 and SR1
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition
  • Windows Server 2008 (x32 or x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 64 Bit

SMC Frontend
  • Windows 2000*
  • Windows XP (x32 or x64)
  • Windows Vista (x32 or x64)
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2003 (x32 or x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 (x32 or x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 64 Bit
SMC Agent
  • Windows 2000*
  • Windows XP (x32 or x64)
  • Windows Server 2003 (x32 or 64) SP1
  • Windows Vista (x32 or x64)
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008 (x32 or x64)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 64 Bit
  • Linux (glibc 2.2 and libstdc++.so.5)
  • Solaris Sparc 9* und 10

Use under 64 bit Linux:

Please use the required 32 bit libraries.


Sun Solaris 9 (SPARC) won't be supported any longer as of 30.10.2012.
Windows 2000 (Professional, Server) won't be supported any longer as of 13.07.2011.

  • The Avira Security Management Center is automatically included in the license scope of the individual Avira product. License periods: 1 year or 3 years

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)