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Deploy or upgrade ESET endpoint products using ESET Remote Administrator (6.x)

Issue

  • Upgrade ESET Endpoint Security or ESET Endpoint Antivirus to the latest version
     
  • Deploy ESET solutions to clients remotely using the push install or Live Installer method

Solution

Getting Started with ERA: Part 5 of 6

← Deploy ERA Agent | Post installation tasks 

Video tutorial

  1. Open ESET Remote Administrator Web Console (ERA Web Console) in your web browser and log in. How do I open ERA Web Console?

  2. Click Admin Client Tasks Operating systemSoftware installNew.

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  1. In the Basic settings section, give your installation task a Name and optionally a Description. The Task drop-down menu will automatically be set to Software Install.

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  1. Expand the Settings section and select the check box next to I agree with application End User Agreement.

    Version 6.2 and earlier: Expand the Target section and click Add Targets → Add Target(s). Groups in your network will be displayed in a tree. Click a group to view computers or subgroups of that group. Select the check box next to a group our computer to add it as a target. Click OK when you are finished.

    Linux push installations

    You can add the --skip-license parameter to the Insatallation Parameters field to skip the display of the ESET End-user license agreement (EULA). If you wish to view the EULA before agreeing to it, do not use this parameter.
     
  2. Click <CHOOSE ESET LICENSE>, select the license that you want to use to activate ESET products that will be sent to client computers and then click OK. If you have not yet added product licenses, click here for instructions to add product licenses in ERA.

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  1. Under Package to install there are two options to select the package that will be installed on target clients:

Use method b if you are upgrading to Windows 10!

To ensure that clients on your network receive the latest Windows 10-compatible version of your ESET endpoint product, enter the appropriate URL for your ESET endpoint product(s) in the Install by direct package URL field:

ESET Endpoint Security 6

ESET Endpoint Antivirus 6

  1. To install a package from the repository, click <CHOOSE PACKAGE>, select the ESET product that you want to install on client computers and then click OK. Do I have the latest version of ESET business products?

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  1. To install a package by entering the target URL, select Install by direct package URL and type the package URL into the corresponding field. Do I have the latest version of ESET business products?

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  1. Expand the Summary section to view details about your software install task. Click Finish to complete creation of the task.

    Version 6.2 and earlier: The new task will be displayed in the Client tasks pane. Select the task and click DetailsExecutions to verify that the task is running. The status column will display Finished when remote installation is complete on a given client computer.

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  1. When prompted, click Create Trigger to add targets for this task, and to automate this task when certain triggers are met (optional).

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  2. Type a name for the trigger into the Trigger description field. 

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  3. Expand Target and click Add computers or Add groups, depending on your preference.

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  4. Select the check box(es) next to the computer(s) or group(s) you want to send this task to and click OK

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  5. Expand Trigger and select your desired option from the Trigger Type drop-down menu and click Finish.

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  6. Send an activation task to the computers on which you installed ESET endpoint products so that they can begin receiving regular updates.
     
  7. If you are preforming a new installation of ERA, proceed to part VI, post installation tasks.

 

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