Definition Updates for Anti-virus can be enabled in Automated Patch Deployment. These updates are supported for various anti-virus applications like Windows Defender, Mcafee etc., Patch Database syncs with the Central Patch Repository every 1 hour to get the latest Definition Updates for Anti-virus. These updates will be deployed to the client machines immediately in the subsequent refresh cycle.
Certain Anti-virus applications like Windows Defender release Definition Updates on average 5 -6 times a day. Each Definition Update consumes 160 MB of disk space. This can result in high bandwidth consumption
You can limit the bandwidth consumption by creating a separate APD task for Anti-virus Definition Updates with the following recommendations:
Note: If you want to neglect Definition Updates for Anti-virus, you can disable it in Patch Database settings.