Switching to Central Protection Mode

For operating in the central protection mode, connect to the central protection server.

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To connect to the central protection server 11.0.0 or later, Dr.Web 11.0.0 or later is required.

Automatic connection

If you have received your Dr.Web version from the anti-virus network administrator of your company or from the Dr.Web Anti-virus service provider, Dr.Web connects to the central protection server automatically. For that, the installation package must be run from the internal memory of your device.

Entering connection settings

To connect to the central protection server, you need to specify connection settings received from the anti-virus network administrator or from your Dr.Web Anti-virus service provider.

1.Make sure your device is connected to the network.

2.On the Settings screen (see Figure 30), tap Backup.

If Dr.Web Anti-theft is enabled on your device, enter your Dr.Web account password.

3.Select the Dr.Web Agent check box.

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The Dr.Web Agent check box is selected by default in the Dr.Web versions that have been received from the anti-virus network administrator of your company or from the Dr.Web Anti-virus service provider.

4.When you enable the central protection mode, the application restores settings of your last connection.

However, if the configuration file is stored on your device, the configuration settings from this file are used. To use another settings, for example, from your installation package, reset connection settings.

If you are connecting to the server for the first time or connection settings are changed, enter the following settings:

IP address of the central protection server.

Additional authentication settings: ID (assigned to your device for registration) and a password. These settings are saved automatically, so it is not required to enter them again the next time you are connecting to the server. If you want to connect to the server as a newbie, tap Menu men and select Connect as a newbie.

5.Tap Connect.

6.Dr.Web can require the following permissions:

Access your contacts.

Make and manage phone calls.

Send and view SMS messages.

Access your device’s location.

Tap Allow in each dialog box. If you deny one of the requests, you will not be able to connect to the server.

Connecting using configuration file

The install.cfg file, received from the anti-virus network administrator or your Dr.Web Anti-virus service provider, contains settings to connect to the central protection server.

1.Make sure your device is connected to the network.

2.Place the install.cfg file to the root folder or any of the folders at the first nesting level of the internal device memory.

3.On the settings screen (see Figure 30), tap Backup.

If Dr.Web Anti-theft is enabled on your device, enter Dr.Web account password to open Administration.

4.Select the Dr.Web Agent check box.

If the file is downloaded to the device, fields for entering the connection settings will be filled in automatically.

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The Dr.Web Agent check box is selected by default in the Dr.Web versions that have been received from the anti-virus network administrator of your company or from the Dr.Web Anti-virus service provider. As the application is installed, it starts to search the configuration file and tries to connect to the server. If the file is not found or it contains incorrect connection settings, clear the Dr.Web Agent check box and select it again, then enter the settings manually or use the configuration file with correct settings.

5.Tap Connect.

Resetting connection settings

1.Tap Menu men on the connection settings entering screen.

2.Tap Reset connection settings.

When the settings are reset, the install.cfg file, which contains the connection settings, will be deleted. If the other install.cfg file is present on the device, the connection settings of this file will be used. Thus, the connection settings will be reset only when all the install.cfg files are deleted.

Connection errors

Unsupported option. The error occurs if traffic encryption and/or compression options that are not supported by Dr.Web are enabled on the server. To resolve the problem, contact your anti-virus network administrator or the Dr.Web Anti-virus service provider.

License (subscription) has expired. Contact your anti-virus network administrator in order to get a license or extend your Dr.Web Anti-virus service subscription.

Subscription is blocked. Contact your Dr.Web Anti-virus service provider in order to enable your subscription.

Not connected. Running Dr.Web for Android is denied on central protection server. The error occurs if your service plan does not support the use of Dr.Web for Android, or running Dr.Web for Android is disabled by the anti-virus network administrator.