Activate endpoints for Windows after initial deployment

Endpoints can be activated during deployment, however circumstances may arise where an endpoint needs to be activated after the initial deployment. Combine the ESET Monitor - Protection Status custom service with the automation policy ESET Task - Activate to ensure that any time the custom service returns with a failure, an activation will trigger in response.

1.Open the ESET - Service Template you have created in the creating a service template section.

2.In the Details tab next to Service, select ESET Monitor - Protection Status from the drop-down menu and click Add Service.


3.In the Details tab of the ESET Monitor - Protection Status (Activation) window, change the Name to indicate the purpose of this custom service. In this example, ESET Monitor - Protection Status (Activation).

4.Type Activation next to Service Identifier.


5.In the ESET Monitor - Protection Status window, click the Thresholds tab.

Next to Monitoring, select Custom from the drop-down menu.

Next to String value, type Product not activated.

Next to If String does not contain {Product not activated} display state as, select Normal from the drop-down menu.

Next to If string does contain {Product not activated} display state as, select Failed from the drop-down menu.


6.In the ESET Monitor - Protection Status window, click the Self-Healing tab to navigate to the Trigger section.

7.Select Failed in the From status column and click the single arrow pointing to the right to move Failed to the To status column.


8.Scroll down to the Self-healing section and select the Execute Self-Healing action check box to enable self-healing.

9.Next to After executing Self-Healing wait, type 10. This should provide the Automation Policy with enough time to activate the product.


10. Click the Action tab, scroll down to the Self-Healing Action section and select Execute Automation Policy from the drop-down menu.

11. Next to Select Automation Policy, type ESET and select ESET Task - Activate from the drop-down menu.

12. Type your ESET License Key to use for activating your ESET product next to License. Optionally, you can type your ESET Business Account (EBA) username, password and public ID of the license instead of the license key. Separate each element with a space in  the following format: password XXX-XXX-XXX


EMA2 users must obtain license information from ESET License Administrator (ELA) or ESET Business Account (EBA).


13.To be notified whenever this self-healing action takes place, click the Notification tab and configure your desired settings.

14.Click Save.