Change proxy settings for Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection

Document created by rsullinger Employee on Jul 14, 2017Last modified by bgoddard on Aug 23, 2019
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The Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection agent needs to be allowed through any proxy in order to communicate with the Management Server. This can be done during a manual install, or via the command line after install.

 

Set proxy information during manual install

Proxy settings can be set during Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection installation if done manually with the msiexec command. You may use these arguments during install:

  • NEBULA_PROXY_SERVER=0.0.0.0
  • NEBULA_PROXY_PORT=XXXX
  • NEBULA_PROXY_USER=USERNAME
  • NEBULA_PROXY_PWD=PASSWORD

 

Threfore, an example of using msiexec to manually install the product looks like this:

msiexec /i C:\MBEP.msi NEBULA_PROXY_SERVER=10.10.10.10 NEBULA_PROXY_PORT=3128 NEBULA_PROXY_USER=USERNAME NEBULA_PROXY_PWD=PASSWORD

 

Substitute the actual admin username for USERNAME and the password for PASSWORD.

 

Set proxy information after installation

If you have already installed the Malwarebytes Endpoint Protection client and forgot to enter proxy information, it can be added after install. Adding proxy information post-install must done through the command line.

 

Open a command line and go to the location of the Endpoint Agent:

CD C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes Endpoint Agent

 

Run this command, substituting the proxy username for USERNAME and the proxy password for PASSWORD:

MBCloudEA.exe -proxy.server 1.2.3.4 -proxy.port 906 -proxy.user USERNAME  -proxy.password PASSWORD

 

When run, this command changes the proxy information on the client side.

 

If you need to clear the current proxy settings, run this command:

MBCloudEA.exe -Proxy.Clear

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