To alter the configuration of ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux:

1.In ESET PROTECT, click Policies > New policy and type a name for the policy.

2.Click Settings and select ESET Endpoint for Linux (V7+) from the drop-down menu.

3.Adjust the desired settings.

4.Click Continue > Assign, select the desired group of computers the policy will apply to.

5.Click OK, then click Finish.


Adjust existing policy settings

To adjust existing policy settings for ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux, click the policy you want to change in the list of policies and click Edit.

You can adjust the detection behavior, alter product updates and connection settings.

Suppose you have configured ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux according to your requirements, and you want to save the configuration for later use (or to use it with another instance of ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux). In that case, you can export it to an .XML file.

Execute the following commands with root privileges from a terminal window.

Export configuration

/opt/eset/eea/lib/cfg --export-xml=/tmp/export.xml

Import configuration

/opt/eset/eea/lib/cfg --import-xml=/tmp/export.xml


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