[KB6625] Create a dynamic group template for computers with ERA Agent and without ESET security product (6.x)

Issue

Create a dynamic group to identify computers with ERA Agent installed, but no ESET Security solution.

Solution

End of support for version 6.4 and 6.5 of ESET Remote Administrator / MDM

ESET Remote Administrator version 6.5 is currently in Limited Support status and will soon be in Basic Support status. It is expected to reach End of Life status in December 2020.

ESET Remote Administrator version 6.4 is currently in End of Life status and no longer available for download.

The MDM functionality in ESET Remote Administrator version 6 is currently in End of Life status and no longer available for download

Examples of Dynamic Group templates and their use

For aditional examples of using Dynamic Group templates, see Dynamic Group template - examples in ERA Online Help and Related articles below.

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ERA 6.5 User Permissions

This article assumes that your ERA user has the correct access rights and permissions to perform the tasks below.

If you are still using the default Administrator user, or you are unable to perform the tasks below (the option is grayed out), see the following article to create a second administrator user with all access rights (you only need to do this once):

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  1. Open ESET Remote Administrator Web Console (ERA Web Console) in your web browser and log in.

  2. Navigate to Admin Dynamic Group Templates.
     
  3. Click New Template.

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  1. In the Basic section enter a name and description for your new template and expand the Expression section.

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  1. Click Add Rule.
     
  2. In the pop-up menu select Computer Managed products mask and confirm by clicking OK.

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  1. In the newly added row click the desktop icon to remove it.

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  1. Click the plus sign  and select ESET Remote Administrator: Agent from the menu.

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  1. Click the Add Rule again, select Computer → Managed products mask and confirm by clicking OK.
     
  2. Change the operator in the second row to not in, click the plus sign  and then select all ESET security products from the following list:
  • ESET protected: Desktop
  • ESET protected: Virtual Machine (agentless)
  • ESET protected: Mobile
  • ESET protected: Server
  • ESET protected: File Server
  • ESET protected: Mail Server
  • ESET protected: Gateway Server
  • ESET protected: Collaboration Server
  • Other: Shared Local Cache
  • Other: Virtual Security Appliance

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  1. Click Finish to save the Dynamic Group Template.

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You can use this template to create a new dynamic group using Dynamic Group Wizard.