[KB7824] Create a new policy in ESET PROTECT or ESET PROTECT On-Prem


Required user permissions

This article assumes that you have the appropriate access rights and permissions to perform the tasks below.

If you use the default Administrator user or are unable to perform the tasks below (the option is unavailable), create a second administrator user with all access rights.

  • Assign a policy to a group


  1. Open ESET PROTECT or ESET PROTECT On-Prem in your web browser and log in.

  2. Click Policies New Policy.

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  3. Type a name for the policy in the Name field. Optionally, type or copy/paste a description in the Description field.

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  4. Click Settings. Select the product this policy will affect from the Select product drop-down menu. In this example, we are creating a rule for ESET Endpoint for Windows.

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  1. In the menu on the left, select the category for the rule you want to set. In this example, we are creating a User Interface rule.

  2. In the center pane, configure your rule. In this example, we are disabling Show splash-screen at startup.

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  3. Click AssignAssign.

  4. Select the check boxes next to each static or dynamic group you want this policy assigned to and click OK.

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  5. Click Finish to save your policy. Your policy settings will be applied to the target groups or client computers.

    To see the policies assigned to each group, click Computers, click the gear icon next to the group, and then select Manage Policies from the drop-down menu.

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For more information about policies, read Online Help.