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Install Microsoft Defender for Endpoint on 1909/20H2 VDI

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Is Microsoft Defender for Endpoint suitable product for VDI?

Is Microsoft Defender Antivirus is one of the component of Microsoft Defender for Endpoint ?

What components Microsoft Defender for Endpoint has?

Currently we are using McAfee MOVE & HIPS (IPS & FW) on VDIs in our environment.

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best response confirmed by Marc_M (Microsoft)
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Yes, MDE works with VDI and Microsoft Defender AV is one of the components of MDE. MDE's attack surface reduction and exploit protection are some features, among others. To read more about MDE's feature offering please refer to: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/security/defender-endpoint/?view=o365-worldwide. For VDI, Defender runs inside the OS. Here are some articles to learn more about installing MDE on VDI: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/security/defender-endpoint/deployment-vdi-microsoft-d... and https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/security/defender-endpoint/configure-endpoints-vdi?vi...