[KB6722] Change the agent connection interval for client computers in ESET Security Management Center Server (7.x)


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  • Configure your policy for ESET Management Agent to have clients check into ESET Security Management Center Server (ESMC Server) for updates, information, tasks etc.


  1. Open ESET Security Management Center Web Console (ESMC Web Console) in your web browser and log in.

  2. Click Policies.

  3. Select your policy for ESET Management Agent (if you need to create a new policy, follow these instructions) and click the gear icon → Edit.

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  1. Click Settings and click Change interval next to Connection interval.

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  1. Specify your new connection interval using the Regular interval field and the corresponding drop-down menu. The lowest interval that can be specified is 10 seconds (this value will be used even if the field is set to 0). Click Save when you are finished.

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  1. Select Assign and click Assign.

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  1. Select the check box(es) next to groups or devices that you want to receive this policy, select their corresponding check boxes in the bottom section of the window and then click OK.

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  1. Click Finish when you are finished making changes. ESET Management Agents will switch to the new check-in interval the next time that they check into the ESMC Server.