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Does Defender for Endpoint support Common AntiVirus Agent (CAVA) EM´C storage

Copper Contributor

Hello everyone,


for a special reson I'm searching for Information how Defender for Endpoint and which version support Common Antivirus Agent Interface, for example on EMC storage.

Here a short description about CAVA:

Common AntiVirus Agent (CAVA) provides an antivirus solution to clients using a NAS server. It uses an industry-standard SMB protocol in a Microsoft Windows Server environment.


Where do I find related documentation and in best case some settings?


Thanks for your help



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Hi, if you are talking about windows server 2008R2SP1/2012R2 and above then Defender for Endpoint will support.

Minimum requirements for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint | Microsoft Learn

Hi , and thanks for your feedback. The server are running under Windows Server 2019. But is there a setup documentation available in special for the cava or earlier ICAP protocol.

@carlicht70 Did you configure this do we have any  guide for this ?