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Changelogs for ESET products

This page displays recent changelogs and the release notes for most of the released ESET products. Products are sorted based on the user segment. Click a product to display changelogs (available in English only). Each ESET product might have multiple changelogs sorted by its ESET full version, but only ten changelogs to the past will be shown for a product.

Recent changelogs for ESET PROTECT (formerly ESET Security Management Center)

Version 9.1.18.4
  • Fixed: Apache HTTP Proxy (v 2.4.54.0) replaced with the latest version (v 2.4.54.25) due to discovered vulnerabilities in the earlier version
Version 9.1.18.2
  • Fixed: Apache HTTP Proxy (v 2.4.53.1) replaced with the latest version (v 2.4.54.0) due to discovered vulnerabilities in the earlier version
Version 9.1.18.1
  • Fixed: ESET Management Agent not using SNI extension when communicating with ESET PROTECT
  • Fixed: Upgrade of ESET PROTECT using All-in-one package fails in case there is a more recent version of the SQL Server 2019 or when a SQL Server 2014 is installed
Version 9.1.18.0
  • Added: Advanced Filters in the Computers section
  • Added: New product tour
  • Added: List of outdated components
  • Added: Support for third-party 2FA
  • Added: Native ARM64 support for ESET Management Agent for macOS
  • Added: "Waiting" state in the Component version status section on Status Overview for better communication of auto-updates (available from Windows Endpoint version 9.1)
  • Added: Site structure from ESET Business Account synchronizes in the static group tree
  • Added: New rebooting option—administrator can set up reboots in a way that the end-users can postpone them (available from Windows Endpoint version 9.1)
  • Added: MDM web control (We are now bringing web control over from Cloud MDM to on-premises MDM)
  • Added: Support for deployment of the latest version in the software installation task (the latest version at the moment of task execution, it is not necessary to select a specific version anymore)
  • Added: Ability to create an installer with a full set of modules (Windows Endpoint 9.1 package only contains essential modules, and others are downloaded later)
  • Added: All Audit Log events forwarded to Syslog
  • Added: ESET Product Navigator to the header
  • Added: New context menu action "Deploy security product" (in Computers section)
  • Added: Creation Time and Modification Time columns in the Installers section
  • Added: Reset functionality for columns in tables
  • Added: Warning to Audit log access right
  • Added: Ability to select multiple monitored static groups in a single notification
  • Added: OS version collected from macOS and Windows is displayed in human-readable form in the OS Service Pack column in the Computers section
  • Added: Agents tile in the Status Overview section for better identification of unmanaged computers
  • Added: Possibility to add Group Name column in the Detections section (not displayed by default)
  • Added: New buttons under the table in the Computers section and Detection section
  • Added: Right-click tables to open the context menu
  • Added: Built-in policies for V7 product for macOS and HTTP proxy
  • Added: Hide and Show action for ESET LiveGuard Dashboard
  • Improved: Installer creation Wizard
  • Improved: Reboot and shut down experience on macOS (user is notified about restart and can cancel it in 60 seconds)
  • Improved: Console users receive a notification about multiple detections occurring on managed computers aggregated in one email message
  • Improved: The latest versions of each product are prioritized in the product selection section of the software installation task
  • Improved: Context menu in Computers section
  • Improved: ESET LiveGuard status (enabled/disabled) is reported properly to the console (requires Endpoint version 9.1 and above) and leveraged in various sections (for example, action Enable is not offered for endpoint where the feature is already enabled)
  • Improved: Tasks planned ASAP are executed in the order in which they were created in the console
  • Improved: Every ASAP trigger created by the user in the console must have an expiration set (less than six months)
  • Improved: HIPS detections now contain user and hash
  • Improved: UI elements in tables
  • Improved: New version of AVRemover and LogCollector in the Management Agent
  • Improved: Computer name and IP is now in separate columns in the Detection section
  • Improved: Computer with IP column was divided into two columns in Submitted Files
  • Improved: Computer description can be multiline
  • Improved: User can define more than one naming pattern for VDI master image
  • Changed: ESET Dynamic Threat Defense to ESET LiveGuard in management consoles
  • Changed: ESET Enterprise Inspector to ESET Inspect in management consoles
  • Changed: Default message contents (Computer first connected, Computer identity recovered, Computer cloning question created)
  • Changed: Remove tags icon in the Tags panel
  • Fixed: Several Functionality problems are missing in the selection while creating a dynamic group template
  • Fixed: Scheduled client tasks without pre-selected "Invoke ASAP If Event Missed" may be executed with the wrong timing if the computer woke up from sleep or hibernation
  • Fixed: Tags assigned to a "Client Task" are automatically assigned also to computers where the task has been executed or assigned
  • Fixed: Unavailable EDR element in the Component version status section on the Status Overview Dashboard
  • Fixed: Trigger for scheduled Reports cannot be edited
  • Fixed: Exclusions table shows the "Occurred" column, but it is labeled as "Created on"
  • Fixed: Trigger via CRON shows different time after opening details of a specific trigger
  • Fixed: "Export table as" now exports all data, not just data on the page
  • Fixed: Last scan time in computer details
  • Fixed: When "Module update failed" occurs, the computer is not moved to the related Dynamic Group, if the Dynamic Group was created
  • Fixed: Policies under "Manage policies" over a group do not display for users with an administrator permission set
  • Fixed: "Restart required" and "Inbound Communication" columns in the Detections list display incorrect values
  • Fixed: Unable to log in to ESET PROTECT via SSO from ESET Inspect
  • Fixed: MSP Customer Setup fails if a user has no access to user management but does not request user creation
  • Fixed: Static group synchronization via LDAPS prefers the LDAP port
  • Fixed: Multiple sorting does not work as expected when the top priority is assigned to the Alerts column
  • Fixed: The overall status of the license might not be shown correctly in specific cases
  • Removed: "Auto-loading" option in the Clients and Detections screen paging menu
  • Removed: Flags in the language selector on the login screen
  • Various other minor improvements and bug fixes
Version 9.0.10.6
  • Fixed: Update Apache Http Server to 2.4.53 due to security vulnerabilities
  • Fixed: Update OpenSSL to 1.1.1n due to security vulnerabilities
Version 9.0.10.3
  • Fixed: Apache HTTP Proxy (v 2.4.51.1) replaced with the newer version (v 2.4.52.0) due to discovered vulnerabilities in the older version
Version 9.0.10.2
  • Fixed: Apache HTTP Proxy (v 2.4.48.1) replaced with the newer version (v 2.4.51.0) due to discovered vulnerabilities in the older version
Version 9.0.10.1
  • Fixed: Specific tasks are re-triggered after an upgrade to the latest version of ESET PROTECT
Version 9.0.10.0
  • Added: Support for Automatic Product Updates (available in Windows Endpoint version 9.0)
  • Added: New ESET Dynamic Threat Defense dashboard
  • Added: Computer preview - by clicking on computer name will be displayed side panel with the most important computer details
  • Added: Detections preview - by clicking on detection type will be displayed side panel with the most important detection details
  • Added: Management for brute-force attack protection (available in Windows Endpoint version 9.0)
  • Added: Indicator of last connection status of managed computer (connected in last replication interval)
  • Added: New column Logged users in Computers table
  • Added: System updates management for Android
  • Added: Ability to create a new trigger in client task details
  • Added: Windows OS build number is reported as a separate symbol (can use it in Dynamic groups)
  • Added: List of submitted files (EDTD) in Computer details, Detection and Quarantine section
  • Added: New product categories in Product version status section on Status Overview
  • Added: Full path to a computer in received notifications
  • Added: Possibility disable the triggering of notifications for muted computers
  • Added: Support for Java 17
  • Added: EEI-specific "Remote Shell Access" permission
  • Changed: Existing ESET Dynamic Threat Defense dashboard name change
  • Changed: Reducing and re-organizing columns in the Computers section
  • Changed: Triggers for server tasks and client tasks with frequencies less than 15 minutes will not be allowed
  • Changed: More granular communication of managed applications versions
  • Improved: ESET Dynamic Threat Defense perception (added information of what was originally detected by EDTD)
  • Improved: Operating system update - allowing the user to postpone the required reboot
  • Improved: Operating system update task accessible not only from context menu over a group but also over a single device
  • Improved: Proactive communication of 2FA mechanisms in ESET PROTECT and its usability improvements
  • Improved: Can remember a device when 2FA is enabled (the second factor is not required on the remembered device)
  • Improved: Can visually distinguish locked policies in policies and computer details screens (padlock icon)
  • Improved: When users create new permission sets, checkboxes become unavailable based on their permission (users cannot give higher permissions than they have)
  • Improved: Automatically selected newly created permission set when creating a new user
  • Improved: Basic support of installer file caching in script-based Agent Live Installers
  • Improved: Date and Time displayed in format according to language
  • Improved: Updated cipher suite configuration for Tomcat
  • Improved: Faster displaying of the planned flag on client tasks also after assigning to the significant amount of targets
  • Improved: The enrollment URL link is visible below the QR code, and the user can copy it in the enrollment wizard
  • Improved: New version of LogCollector in Management Agent
  • Improved: A user or a computer can only be assigned to 200 users or computers in one operation to retain adequate service responsiveness
  • Fixed: Actions in the context menu for devices were disabled incorrectly (Enable ESET Dynamic Threat Defense, Network Isolation)
  • Fixed: Licenses without an expiration date (for example, subscription licenses) were counted as expired in the Status Overview
  • Fixed: "Title" in the properties of the exported PDF report
  • Fixed: Triggers - infinite loading in some cases when the user changes trigger type
  • Fixed: Unwanted machines moved during computers import
  • Fixed: Missing notification about scheduled restart (macOS - osascript)
  • Fixed: Server Settings: ADD FILTER button is not working in the pop-up
  • Fixed: Custom headers of scheduled reports are not applied
  • Fixed: MSP customer setup fails if CA cert is not accessible and the user has no RW access on certificates
  • Fixed: Licenses without expiration date are counted as expired
  • Fixed: In case the generated PDF report contains a double-byte character in the name, the Title property might be garbled
  • Fixed: License is randomly changed when the software install task is edited
  • Fixed: Notifications - Message preview is not displaying properly
  • Fixed: Email sender is leaking ntlm_auth zombie processes upon each NTLM authentication attempt
  • Fixed: macOS Big Sur, specific protections statuses are missing in dynamic groups and report templates
  • Fixed: Multiple sorting does not sort correctly
  • Fixed: Performance issue when deleting a large number of exclusions
  • Fixed: Various other bug fixes, security, and performance improvements
  • Removed: Technical support for old products (ERA Proxy, ESLC, VAH, EVSA, NSX)
Version 8.1.13.1
  • Fixed: Apache HTTP Proxy (v 2.4.46) replaced with the newer version (v 2.4.48) due to discovered vulnerabilities in the older version
Version 8.1.13.0
  • Added: Automatic upgrade of the ESET Management Agent to the latest compatible version
  • Added: Native ARM64 support for the ESET Management Agent for Windows
  • Added: Support for VMware Instant Clones
  • Added: Ability to look up a specific computer based on the last logged user parameter
  • Added: New audit information on the policy screen (Modification time, Last modified by, and Creation time)
  • Added: New ESET Enterprise Inspector (EEI) permissions
  • Added: Possibility to create new notifications based on the severity score (determined by EEI rule severity) and the computer severity score that comes from EEI
  • Added: Possibility to create an All-in-one installer that also includes the EEI agent
  • Added: Possibility to deploy the EEI Agent to managed devices using one-click wizards
  • Added: Upgrade outdated products in a computer group
  • Added: Upgrade outdated operating systems in a computer group
  • Added: Ability to copy a license Public ID to the clipboard via a context menu in License Management
  • Added: Ability to filter licenses on the license management screen based on the Public ID
  • Added: Automatic resolution of HIPS logs
  • Added: Computer description as a new attribute in Device Identifiers under computer details
  • Added: Default filter on the Detections screen (unresolved detections first)
  • Added: Ability to use a second license to activate ESET Dynamic Threat Defense in a software installation task when an eligible endpoint product is selected
  • Added: Expiration time for client task triggers (Triggers tab)
  • Added: New report: Computer Hardware Overview
  • Added: Information when less secure certificates (SHA-1) are used
  • Added: An option to keep system applications installed in Device owner enrollment (Mobile Device Management)
  • Added: An option to remove mapped domain users
  • Added: Support for the migration and backup of ESET Full Disk Encryption (EFDE) recovery data
  • Added: A new client task: "Generate new FDE Recovery password" (available from EFDE client version 1.3 (EFDE - purchased separately))
  • Added: Ability to retry encryption from the console if encryption fails (available from EFDE client version 1.3 (EFDE - purchased separately))
  • Improved: ESET Full Disk Encryption status now provides more details and is more interactive
  • Improved: Pause a task for ESET Full Disk Encryption (capability to select an exact date and time)
  • Improved: Extended Hardware inventory details for a device with encryption-related fields
  • Improved: Extended information in detection details
  • Improved: The Syslog export is extended with "Action" and "Handled" flags for various detection logs
  • Improved: A recommendation message is displayed when the administrator tries to run a client task on more than 1,000 individual devices (using a group is recommended)
  • Improved: A recommendation message is displayed when the administrator tries to assign a policy to more than 200 individual devices (using a group is recommended)
  • Improved: Upgraded the MySQL server to version 8.0 in the ESET PROTECT appliance
  • Improved: Upgraded the Webmin interface in the ESET PROTECT appliance
  • Improved: An explanation message to the user when inserting a bundle license containing EDTD to ESET PROTECT stating that it must be linked via ESET Business Account (EBA)
  • Improved: Various UI and UX improvements
  • Changed: The CRON trigger can be planned for LOCAL or UTC time only
  • Changed: The Wipe task has been dropped because it does not work properly in newer Android versions. The Factory Reset task remains the only task for both Apple and Android devices.
  • Changed: Adjustments related to managed products name changes
  • Fixed: Disk encryption managed by EFDE is not detected by dynamic groups
  • Fixed: The Management Agent for macOS was failing to reboot a device after a successful software installation task
  • Fixed: Mobile device management allows the manual selection of a suitable platform in case of unrecognized mobile devices
  • Fixed: The License Owner name was not updated in License Management after changing it in EBA
  • Fixed: The client task could not be scheduled for managed computer local time (only for browser time)
  • Fixed: The installation failed when the parent group was set up (Live installer/All-in-one installer)
  • Fixed: The Management Agent reports internal Apple network private interfaces on M1 chip machines
  • Fixed: The version check for Mobile Device Management (MDM) devices (Android) did not work
  • Fixed: Device filters on Dashboards displayed different values than in tables
  • Fixed: In some cases, the "Planned" flag in a client task remained active after a task was executed
  • Fixed: The license usage number did not display the correct number when a license was overused
  • Fixed: Product deactivation failed with a timeout (in certain cases) when invoked from a "Delete Not Connecting Computers" server task
  • Fixed: Subunits were not used by percentage usage enumeration for mail security products
  • Fixed: License synchronization failed after an upgrade to ESET PROTECT 8.0 when multiple EBA/EMA accounts containing the same license were linked into ESET PROTECT
  • Fixed: In some cases, Detail in the "Audit Log" overlapped other lines
  • Fixed: Users could not delete objects in some cases even with correct access rights
  • Fixed: The operating system name (Big Sur) for macOS 11.1 and 11.2 was missing
  • Fixed: Various other bug fixes and security and performance improvements
  • Removed: Peer reports ("Network peers" and "Network peers with problems") from reports and dashboards
Version 8.0.19.0
  • Improved: An explanation message is displayed when trying to insert a bundle license that must be inserted to ESET Business Account first
  • Fixed: License synchronization fails after upgrade to ESET PROTECT 8.0 when multiple EBA/EMA accounts containing the same license are linked to ESET PROTECT
  • Fixed: Offline licenses are not displayed after upgrade from ESET Security Management Center to ESET PROTECT
  • Fixed: Issue with opening/reading PDF reports sent by email (base64-encoded)
  • Fixed: Synchronization of static groups could cause a crash during the removal of duplicates or end with errors about recreated computers
  • Fixed: Custom Apache configuration is overwritten during the upgrade
  • Fixed: In some cases, Detail in the "Audit Log" overlapping other lines
  • Fixed: Unwanted Timestamps in filenames of reports
  • Fixed: Various other bug fixes
Version 8.0.17.1
  • Fixed: Unable to log into the Web Console after the upgrade when a username or password contains special characters
Version 8.0.17.0
  • Changed: ESET Security Management Center renamed to ESET PROTECT
  • Added: Ability to manage FileVault (macOS) native encryption when an eligible license is present
  • Added: One-click deployment of ESET Dynamic Threat Defense if an eligible license is present
  • Added: New "Audit log" section provides detailed information about specific actions
  • Added: Secure Browser management
  • Added: Site license support, including a new "License user" column and additional
  • Added: Renew a license in the "License Management" screen
  • Added: Ability to drill-down from expiring license issues in Dashboards and Reports to obtain more information in the License Management
  • Added: New "Manage license" context menu
  • Added: EULA update notifications, that supports auto-upgrade (uPCU) of endpoint products in managed environments
  • Added: New ESET Full Disk Encryption (EFDE) management actions directly from Computer details
  • Added: New EFDE Dynamic groups and Reports
  • Added: Detection details (LiveGrid, Observed in organization, Virus Total link)
  • Added: One-click access to client task triggers
  • Added: New Enterprise Inspector (EI) permissions (available with the future release of EI 1.6)
  • Added: Ability to create a static group directly in the permission set wizard
  • Added: Unsupported browser warning
  • Added: New "Seats allocated to sites" preset in dedicated license report
  • Added: Multi-line command scripts for Run Command task
  • Added: Option to create a Computer user group in the Add computer user wizard
  • Changed: Management Agent - supported operating systems
  • Changed: License unit/sub-units visualization changed to "used/total" for online licenses and "X offline" for offline licenses
  • Changed: Access to behavior reports (when ESET Dynamic Threat Defense is purchased and enabled) are available only if an eligible license is present
  • Improved: Redesigned second-level menu (items grouped into categories)
  • Improved: Exclusions mechanism extended to firewall threats
  • Improved: Computer details now directly accessible by clicking the computer name
  • Improved: One-click Network isolation
  • Improved: Columns ordering
  • Improved: Pop-up with search option
  • Improved: Multi-select in pop-up (modal) windows
  • Improved: "Show in EI" context action available for other Detection types
  • Improved: Ability to create one exclusion from multiple detentions with standard exclusion criteria(s)
  • Improved: Breadcrumbs for better navigation in Wizards
  • Improved: Various other performance and security improvements
  • Fixed: "Dynamic group changes" option is not auto-selected if a notification is created from the context menu of any dynamic group
  • Fixed: "Delete task action" removes all client tasks, not just selected items in a task list for a specific group
  • Fixed: Status filter not visible for server tasks (only in client tasks)
  • Fixed: Failed to send a wake-up call from the client task details executions page
  • Fixed: Incorrect target group type displays when editing a client trigger
  • Fixed: Possible to set up an MSP company in an unlinked group (for example, after unlinking the related EMA account)
  • Fixed: After renaming a location in EMA, synchronization fails to rename the location in the static group's hierarchy
  • Fixed: "Live installer" is mistakenly called "All in one Installer" in the MSP wizard
  • Fixed: Missing customer name in the MSP Customer Setup Wizard header
  • Fixed: "Status update" type notifications fail to save if they contain the "$" character
  • Fixed: Import of policies with large file sizes
  • Fixed: Infinite units or sub-units in tooltips for licenses in the License Management screen display incorrectly
  • Fixed: License-related notifications (for example, expiration/overuse) trigger when a license is suspended
  • Fixed: Policy does not block the selected Scan profile
  • Fixed: Filters previously set are not saved
  • Fixed: EBA link in License Management redirects to the international site instead of the DEU localized version
  • Fixed: Various other bug fixes

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