[KB7316] Manage ESET Virtualization Security using ESET Security Management Center

Issue

ESET business product in Limited Support status

This content applies to an ESET product version that is currently in Limited Support status and is scheduled to reach End of Life status soon.

For a complete list of supported products and support level definitions, review the ESET End of Life Policy for business products.

Upgrade ESET business products.

Solution

Support for vSphere versions

ESET Virtualization Security supports vSphere version 6.7 and earlier only. 

Create a policy for virtual machines running ESET Virtualization Security

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

  2. Click Policies → New Policy.

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  3. In the Name field, type a name for your new policy.

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  4. Select Settings and select ESET Virtualization Security - Security Appliance from the drop-down menu.

  5. Click Virtual Agent Host. In the Hostname field, type the applicable hostname/IP address.

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  6. Select Assign and click Assign.

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  7. Select the check box next to the machine(s) running ESET Virtualization Security Appliance and click OK.

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  8. Click Finish.

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Create a task for virtual machines running ESET Virtualization Security

Four tasks can be assigned to EVS clients using ESMC. In this example, we look at how to create an On-demand scan task. Click here for more information on how to create EVS-specific tasks.

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

  2. Click Client Tasks → ESET Security Product → On-Demand Scan and then click New.

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  3. In the Name field, type a name for your new task. In the Task Category drop-down menu, select ESET Security Product. In the Task drop-down menu, select On-Demand Scan.

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  4. Click Settings, select the scan parameters for your On-demand scan (in this example, the computer will shut down after an In-depth scan has been performed), and click Finish.

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  5. Click Create Trigger.

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  6. In the Trigger Description field, type a name for your new trigger.

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  7. Select Target and click Add Computers.

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  8. Select the check box(es) next to your target client(s) and click OK.

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  9. Select Trigger, select the trigger parameters for your on-demand scan (in this example, the scan will begin as soon as possible using the machine's local time), and click Finish. Your new task will be displayed in the list of tasks on the right and will run when you specify.

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