Configure Microsoft Defender Antivirus features

Applies to:


  • Windows

You can configure Microsoft Defender Antivirus with a number of tools, such as:

  • Microsoft Endpoint Manager (which includes Microsoft Intune and Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager)
  • Group Policy
  • PowerShell cmdlets
  • Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI)
  • Tenant attach

The following broad categories of features can be configured: