Antivirus for windows 2012R2 KVM


Active Member
Sep 17, 2011
Hi team,

Can anyone share whats the best antivirus to run on a windows 2012R2 box running file and print services with active directory. The reason of the question is we are looking for an av that will not kill the kvm. Proxmox is the latest stable release of :

proxmox-ve: 4.4-87 (running kernel: 4.4.59-1-pve) pve-manager: 4.4-13 (running version: 4.4-13/7ea56165)

The host itself is an IBM x3650 running raid 10 with a hot spare, 48Gb ram and 2 X quad core processors. The local stoare is not used. NFS share from a synology ds412+ is used as nfs share. Nic bonding is on the server and and the ds412+. The server runs fine no issues but I seen in the past with physical boxes how after av install it start to run slower. Any suggestions.



Jan 13, 2016
It is quite cpu and disk intensive during its scheduled scans. We do those at night/off-time. But, this is going to be the case with any solution.


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