Using Trend Micro Deep Security 8.0 SP1 with VMware vShield Manager 5.0 and Endpoint 5.0
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Using Trend Micro Deep Security 8.0 SP1 with VMware vShield Manager 5.0 and Endpoint 5.0


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VMware vSphere ESXi


This article provides information on using Trend Micro Deep Security 8.0 SP1 with VMware vShield Manager 5.0 and Endpoint 5.0.
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VMware vShield 5.0.x
VMware vShield Endpoint 5.0.x


Deep Security is specifically designed for virtualizing datacenter. It consists of the Deep Security Virtual Appliance, Deep Security Agent, and Deep Security Manager. The Deep Security Virtual Appliance integrates with VMware vSphere 5.0 and vShield Endpoint 5.0 to provide agentless solution for anti-malware and integrity monitoring. The Deep Security architecture addresses AV storms, minimizes operational complexity of security, and allows organizations to increase virtual machine densities and accelerate virtualization and cloud adoption.

Supported software

  • Trend Micro Deep Security 8.0
  • VMware vCenter 5.0
  • VMware ESXi 5.0
  • VMware ESXi 4.1
  • VMware View 5.0
  • VMware vShield Manager 5.0
  • VMware vShield Endpoint API 5.0

Deep Security provides complete backward compatibility with vSphere 4.1 environments. The Deep Security 8.0 Manager also supports mixed mode VMware environments, supporting both vSphere 5.0 and vSphere 4.1 protected by the Deep Security 8.0 or 7.5 virtual appliances.

Agentless Protection Support Matrix

DSVA versionFeaturevSphere 4.1/vShield 4.1vSphere 4.1/vShield 5.0vSphere 5.0/vShield 5.0vSphere 5.0/vShield 4.1

DSVA 8.0

Agent-less AVNoYes *YesNot applicable
FW/DPINoYes *YesNot applicable
Agent-less IMNoYes *YesNot applicable
DSVA 7.5Agent-less AVYesNoNoNot applicable
FW/DPIYesNoNoNot applicable
*Supported by a separate filter driver specifically for ESX 4.1, using the same DSVA 8.0.
To view support knowledge base and best practices guideline, see Technical Support: Deep Security.

Support information

Link to product documentation –
Link to downloads site –
Support process and SLA details are defined in the partner contract between VMware and Trend Micro.
For global support contact information in the Asia/Pacific region, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America, and Canada:
  1. Navigate to The About Trend Micro screen appears.
  2. Click the appropriate link in the Contact Us section of the screen.

Note: The preceding links were correct as of July 19, 2012. If you find a link is broken, provide feedback and a VMware employee will update the link.