Activate ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux

Activate your ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux using a license obtained from your ESET distributor.

Activate using Terminal

Use the /opt/eset/eea/sbin/lic utility as a privileged user to activate ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux from a Terminal window.

Syntax: /opt/eset/eea/sbin/lic [OPTIONS]


example

Examples

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

Activation via a license key

/opt/eset/eea/sbin/lic -k XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX

or

/opt/eset/eea/sbin/lic --key XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX

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

Activation via ESET Business Account username and password

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

/opt/eset/eea/sbin/lic -u <username> -p <public_id>

the user will be prompted to enter the password. public_id represents the public license ID.

If the username, password and public license ID are stored in a password.txt file, execute the following as a privileged user:

cat password.txt | /opt/eset/eea/sbin/lic -u <username> -p <public_id> --stdin-pass

Activation via an offline license file

/opt/eset/eea/sbin/lic -f offline_license.lf

or

/opt/eset/eea/sbin/lic -FILE=offline_license.lf

Activate using ESET PROTECT

Log in to ESET PROTECT Web interface, navigate to Client Tasks > Product Activation, and follow the instructions on product activation.