• Trellix/McAfee Antivirus Software

  • Trellix/McAfee antivirus software provides protection and ease of use for diverse endpoint environments.

    current version: Endpoint Security

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Trellix/McAfee Antivirus Software

McAfee Enterprise

Campus license

The antivirus software of Trellix/McAfee is provided via a campus license at KIT Campus South for research and teaching purposes. Staff and students may also use the software on their private computers, as long as the use is not commercial. The software can be downloaded from the KIT Campus South software store.


Access to https://antivirus.scc.kit.edu/ is only possible within the KIT network. Passing on the software to outsiders is prohibited. In case of violation of the license conditions, which every user has to accept during installation, the user himself is liable. KIT and SCC disclaim any liability.

Installation alternatives for Trellix/McAfee software

Installation via the central antivirus management system.

To install McAfee software on systems, it is sufficient to have the Trellix agent for the central antivirus management system (KIT version) installed on the system. Additional McAfee software can then be installed and managed through the Antivirus Management Console. Systems participating in the central anti-virus management system receive all relevant updates (newer virus definition files (DAT/AMCore files), hotfixes and patches) and version upgrades of the anti-virus software and other McAfee software automatically.
The antivirus software is installed automatically within one hour of the agent software installation, as long as the system is connected to the KIT network.

The SCC recommends this method of installing the antivirus software for KIT computer systems.

Standalone installation

The McAfee software (STAND ALONE version) can be installed on computer systems as standalone software without any dependencies on the central antivirus management system. Updates of virus definition files (DAT/AMCore files) are provided directly by the manufacturer. Software updates (hotfixes and patches as well as newer versions of the software) must be installed manually.