Microsoft Defender : eicar file.test file not detecting in Ubuntu > Not detecting virus

Amit Badgujar 26 Reputation points

Hi Team,

I have installed Microsoft defender in Ubuntu OS, I download many eicar file.test into Ubuntu OS and scanning the full system by using command mdatp scan full, the system scanning the directory but not detecting the eicar virus file.

However ClamAV on Ubuntu detects eicar file.

Note : mdatp successfully installed on ubuntu os, but still why I'm not able to detect the eicar test file virus.

Your help really appreciated.

Please respond me ASAP.

Best Regards
Amit Badgujar

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  1. Carl Fan 6,836 Reputation points

    Please check the troubleshooting steps below:
    Troubleshoot installation issues for Microsoft Defender for Endpoint for Linux
    Hope this helps and please help to accept as Answer if the response is useful.
    Best Regards,

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  2. Reza-Ameri 16,861 Reputation points

    Try attach these files and report them to Microsoft Anti-Malware teams and make sure specify you are testing them on Ubuntu and also the version of Ubuntu and MD ATP and other valuable information.
    You may submit these files to:

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