Activate a group of computers

When activating a single computer on ESET PROTECT or ESET PROTECT Cloud use the simplified activation process.

Prerequisites for ESET Security Management Center and ESET PROTECT users

ESET Dynamic Threat Defense license imported in ESET PROTECT (or ESMC)

Client machines with ESET Management Agent version not older than the version of the Server component

Activated ESET security product with support for ESET Dynamic Threat Defense

Prerequisites for ESET PROTECT Cloud users

ESET Dynamic Threat Defense license imported in EBA

ESET Management Agent is updated to the latest version on all client computers.

ESET security products on client computers (with support for ESET Dynamic Threat Defense) are installed and activated .

Activation task

1.Log in to the Web Console.
 

2.Click Tasks > New > Client task.

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

4.Click Continue.

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

6.The <%PRODUCT%> license is a part of a bundle. Expand the bundle and select a product license to use.
 

7.Click OK.

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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 Web Console, navigate to Computers, select a machine and then click details_defaultShow details > Details > Products and Licenses.

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