Installation process

validation-status-icon-warning For instructions to upgrade your existing ERA installation, see Upgrade procedures.

ESET Remote Administrator installers are available in the Download ESET Remote Administrator section of the ESET website. Different formats are available to support different install methods. By default, the All-in-one installer tab is selected. Click the appropriate tab to download a VA or a standalone installer. The following downloads are available:

The ERA All-in-one installer package for Windows in zip format

An ISO image that contains all ESET Remote Administrator installers (except ERA Virtual Appliances)

Virtual appliances (OVA files). Deployment of the ERA Virtual Appliance is recommended for users who want to run ESET Remote Administrator in a virtualized environment or prefer hassle-free installation. See our complete ERA Virtual Appliance deployment guide for step-by-step instructions.

Individual installers for each component for Windows and Linux platforms

Additional methods of installation:

Installation on Microsoft Azure

Step-by-step installation instructions for Linux

validation-status-icon-warning  Do not change the Computer name of your ERA Server machine after installation. See Change of IP address or hostname on ERA Server for more information.


Installation methods overview

validation-status-icon-infoSee also Infrastructure building and sizing.

If you wish to decide what kind of ESET Remote Administrator installation is suitable for your environment, see the following decision table that will guide you to the best choice:

For example: Do not use a slow Internet connection for ERA in the cloud.
For example: Choose all-in-one installer if you are an SMB customer.

Installation method

 

Customer type

 

Migration

 

Environment for ERA installation

 

Internet connection

SMB

Enterprise

Yes

No

No server

Dedicated server

Shared server

Virtualization platform

Cloud server

None

Good

Bad

All-in-One on
Windows Server

X

X

X

 

 

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

All-in-One on
Windows Desktop

X

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

X

X

Virtual Appliance

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

X

X

Microsoft Azure VM

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

Component Linux

 

X

X

 

 

X

X

 

X

X

X

X

Component Windows

 

X

X

 

 

X

X

 

X

X

X

X