Activate ESET products from ESMC


ESET Dynamic Threat Defense license imported in ESMC

Client machines must have ESET Management Agent 7.x installed and an active ESET security product with support for ESET Dynamic Threat Defense

the security product installed on the client machine must be already activated




Never use a ESET Dynamic Threat Defense license imported to ESMC using a license key. If you have such a license, remove it and re-import it using EBA.

Always make sure your target computer has an activated product before using the ESET Dynamic Threat Defense license.

Activation task

1.Log in to ESMC Web Console.

2.Navigate to Tasks > New > Client task.


3.Enter a name for your activation task and select Product Activation as the Task type.

4.Click Continue.


5.Click the license to get to the license list and select the ESET Dynamic Threat Defense license.

6.The ESET Dynamic Threat Defense license is a bulk license. Expand it and select one product to activate.

7.Click OK.


8.Click Summary for an overview of the task settings.

9.If the task is correct, click Finish.

10. After you create the task, you need to schedule it. Click Create Trigger in the pop-up window.

11. Enter a Trigger Description and click Continue.

12. Click Add Computers or Add Groups to add machines to be activated. Make sure the clients you select have products that are compatible with the license you selected in step 6. Click OK and then click Continue.

13. You can select a Trigger type. We recommend that you use the default option: As Soon as Possible, which runs the task immediately after the trigger is finished. If you select another setting, Advanced Settings - Throttling becomes available.

14. Click Finish to schedule the activation task.


After you complete activation, the license will become visible in the machine details. In the ESMC Web Console, navigate to Computers, select a machine and then click details_defaultShow details > Details > Products and Licenses.