This article applies to the following F-Secure products: WithSecure Server Security and WithSecure Elements Endpoint Protection for Servers
After having installed WithSecure Server Security or WithSecure Elements Endpoint Protection for Servers in a Windows Server 2019 host, Windows Security Center is not detecting or reflecting the WithSecure product installation. Windows Defender is still enabled after installation of WithSecure products.
It is known behaviour that Windows 2019 server does not reflect any 3rd party antivirus products installed including WithSecure.
For Windows Defender, the behaviour for servers is set to be active even after the installation of 3rd party antivirus products. For more information, you can refer to this Microsoft document.
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