[KB6885] Getting started with ESET Security Management Center (ESMC) - Windows


System Requirements and Installation Prerequisites

Complete each prerequisite before proceeding to step 2.

On your intended ESMC Server machine:

Install ESET Security Management Center (ESMC) Server 

Install ESET Security Management Center Server. When ESMC Server is installed, continue to Step 3 below.

Add Client Computers 

Add client computers to the ESET Security Management Center. Once you have successfully added all client computers, continue to Step 4 below.

Deploy the ESET Management Agent

Small-to-medium businesses: Follow our deployment instructions for client operating system(s) in your network:

Enterprise Deployment: Many large networks use GPO or SCCM, see our instructions to deploy ESET Management Agent to your network using one of these methods.

Once you have successfully deployed the ESET Management Agent to all endpoints, continue to Step 5 below.

Install ESET Solutions on Client Computers

Deploy ESET endpoint products to your client computers. Once you have successfully installed ESET solutions on all client computers, continue to Step 6 below.

Post Installation Tasks

Congratulations! You are now ready to manage your network using ESET Security Management Center (ESMC). The following articles will assist you in the completion of post installation tasks: