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Activation via Terminal

Use the /Applications/ESET\ Endpoint\ utility as a privileged user to activate ESET Endpoint Antivirus for macOS from a Terminal window.

Syntax: /Applications/ESET\ Endpoint\ [OPTIONS]


The commands below have to be executed as a privileged user.

Activation using a License Key

/Applications/ESET\ Endpoint\ -k XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX


/Applications/ESET\ Endpoint\ --key XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX

while XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX represents your ESET Endpoint Antivirus for macOS License Key.

Activation using an EBA or EMA account


/Applications/ESET\ Endpoint\ -u your@username

where your@username represents your EBA or EMA account username. Type in your password and press Enter.  A list of available EEA license IDs and sites (license pool) will display. The first license ID is pool_ID and second is public_ID.

2.Type in the command as shown below followed by your EBA or EMA account username, and either your public_ID (-p XXX-XXX-XXX) or pool_ID (-i XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX).

/Applications/ESET\ Endpoint\ -u your@username -p XXX-XXX-XXX

/Applications/ESET\ Endpoint\ -u your@username -i XXXXXXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXXXXXXXXXX

3.Type in your password again, press Enter, and wait for a message that says Activation completed successfully.

Activation via an offline file

/Applications/ESET\ Endpoint\ -f ofline_license.lf


/Applications/ESET\ Endpoint\ --file=offline.license.lf