Kaspersky Endpoint Security 12 for Windows

Getting started

8 July 2024

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After installing Kaspersky Endpoint Security, you can manage the application using the following interfaces:

  • Local application interface.
  • Kaspersky Security Center Administration Console.
  • Kaspersky Security Center Web Console.
  • Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console.

Kaspersky Security Center Administration Console

Kaspersky Security Center lets you remotely install and uninstall, start and stop Kaspersky Endpoint Security, configure application settings, change the set of available application components, add keys, and start and stop update and scan tasks.

The application can be managed via Kaspersky Security Center using the Kaspersky Endpoint Security Management Plug-in.

For more details on managing the application through Kaspersky Security Center, refer to the Kaspersky Security Center Help.

Kaspersky Security Center Web Console and Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console

Kaspersky Security Center Web Console (hereinafter also referred to as Web Console) is a web application intended for centrally performing the main tasks to manage and maintain the security system of an organization's network. Web Console is a Kaspersky Security Center component that provides a user interface. For detailed information about Kaspersky Security Center Web Console, please refer to the Kaspersky Security Center Help.

Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console (hereinafter also referred to as the "Cloud Console") is a cloud-based solution for protecting and managing an organization's network. For detailed information about Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console, please refer to the Kaspersky Security Center Cloud Console Help.

Web Console and Cloud Console let you do the following:

  • Monitor the status of your organization's security system.
  • Install Kaspersky applications on devices within your network.
  • Manage installed applications.
  • View reports on the security system status.

Management of Kaspersky Endpoint Security through the Web Console, Cloud Console, and Kaspersky Security Center Administration Console all provide different management capabilities. The available components and tasks also vary for the different Consoles.

In this Help section

About the Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows Management Plug-in

Special considerations when working with different versions of management plug-ins

Special considerations when using encrypted protocols for interacting with external services

Application interface

Getting started

Managing policies

Task management

Configuring local application settings

Starting and stopping Kaspersky Endpoint Security

Pausing and resuming computer protection and control

Creating and using a configuration file

Restoring the default application settings

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