Install the Deep Security Notifier

Applies to on-premise Deep Security software installations only

The Deep Security Notifier is a utility for physical or virtual Windows machines which provides local notification when malware is detected or malicious URLs are blocked. The Deep Security Notifier is automatically installed as part of the Deep Security Agent on Windows machines. The stand-alone installation described here is intended for use on Agentless Windows VMs being protected by the Deep Security Virtual Appliance.

Copy the Installation Package

Copy the installation file to the computer.

Install the Deep Security Notifier for Windows

Remember that you must have administrator privileges to install and run the Deep Security Notifier on Windows machines.
  1. Double-click the installation file to run the installer package. Click Next to begin the installation.
  2. Read the license agreement and click Next.
  3. Click Install to proceed with the installation.
  4. Click Finish to complete the installation.

The Deep Security Notifier is now installed and running on this computer, and the Notifier icon appears in the Windows System Tray. The Notifier will automatically provide pop-up notifications when malware is detected or a URL has been blocked. (You can manually disable notifications by double-clicking the tray icon to open the Notifier status and configuration window).

On VMs protected by a virtual appliance, the anti-malware module must be licensed and enabled on the VM for the Deep Security Notifier to display information.