Best practices for upgrading from ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server (EFSW) 4.5 to version 6
Open the ESET Remote Administrator Console by clicking Start → All programs → ESET → ESET Remote Administrator Console → ESET Remote Administrator Console.
Click Tools → Policy Manager.
In the Actions section, click Add New Policy.
Assign the applicable attributes for the new policy:
Click Ok when finished.
Double-click the new Server Migration policy to edit it.
Expand Windows Server v4.5.
Disable Self-defense (set to "Yes").
Click Console to save changes.
Select the servers to migrate, right-click and select Set Policy.
Choose the new Server Migration policy and then click Set Policy.
Wait for the servers check-in again, they will replicate the edited policy and disable Self-defense.
Restart the server.
Uninstall EFSW using the instructions in the following Knowledgebase article using ERA or manually on the servers:
After uninstalling EFSW version 4.5, restart the server again.
Read the End-User License Agreement. Select I accept the terms in the License Agreement and click Next if you agree.
Select Complete and click Next.
Click Yes to restart.
Click Finish. ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server will open automatically.
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If you do not use ERA to manage EFSW, manually uninstall EFSW following the three steps below: