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Requirements and supported products

Hardware requirements

ESET Bridge is based on nginx—see nginx hardware specifications.

See also ESET PROTECT hardware and infrastructure sizing.

Supported operating systems

You can install ESET Bridge on these operating systems:

Windows—Windows Server 2016/2019/2022.

Linux—Ubuntu 20, CentOS 8, RHEL 8.

Supported ESET products

ESET Bridge works with ESET PROTECT Server 10.0 and later and ESET PROTECT Cloud.


The ESET Bridge default configuration does not support the ESET Inspect Connector network communication. You can manually configure ESET Bridge to support the ESET Inspect Connector.

ESET Bridge works with these ESET security products:

HTTP proxy—All ESET security products that can use a proxy to download updates.

HTTPS traffic caching—ESET Bridge can decrypt and cache HTTPS traffic:

oUpdate requests (modules, repository) sent from a supported ESET security product:

Supported ESET security product

Supported product version

ESET Endpoint Antivirus/Security for Windows

10 and later

oESET LiveGuard Advanced traffic for ESET PROTECT and the supported ESET security products listed above.


HTTPS traffic caching limitations

ESET Bridge does not support HTTPS traffic caching for ESET security products (and their versions) not listed above.

ESET PROTECT Cloud does not support HTTPS traffic caching—the required certificates are available in ESET PROTECT but not in ESET PROTECT Cloud.

ESET Bridge and ESET PROTECT Cloud support HTTP traffic caching for all ESET security products.