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

Solution

System Requirements and Installation Prerequisites

Complete each prerequisite before proceeding to step 2.

On your intended ESET Security Management Center (ESMC) Server machine:

For offline installation from All-in-One Installer (using MS SQL Express) on Windows Server 2008 SP1 and older Windows editions, .NET Framework 4 is required.

Install ESET Security Management Center (ESMC) Server 

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

Add Client Computers 

Add client computers to the ESET Security Management CenterOnce 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: