Installation from a windows command line

EEI Agent installation using the command line

Several properties may be used with the installer during installation using the silent mode, the hostname is required:

Attribute

Description

Required

Default value

APPDIR

Used to set directory under which application will be installed

-

C:\Program Files(x86)\ESET\Enterprise Inspector Agent\ for 32-bit OS and C:\Program Files\ESET\Enterprise Inspector Agent\ for 64-bit

P_HOSTNAME

Used to set host, on which EEI Server is working

yes

"localhost"

P_PORT

Used to set number of the port, on which EEI Server is listening for data from EEI Agents

-

8093

APPDATADIR

The directory used to store logs and additional output files

-

"C:\ProgramData\ESET\EnterpriseInspector\Agent"

P_PATH_TO_CERT_AUTH

The absolute path to the certificate authority file on the target PC. Currently, URLs are not supported. Mounted remote drives like \\store03 should work. Multiple files can be separated by char ';'

-

-

P_IS_SERVER_ASSISTED

If you don't have the certificate authority present, set this parameter to 1 (P_IS_SERVER_ASSISTED=1) for server-assisted installation. If this parameter is used user do not need to use P_PATH_TO_CERT_AUTH

-

-

Sample command to install EEI Agent , while data is sent to EEI Server specified by host name and port number:

example

Example

msiexec /i eei_agent_nt32_ENU.msi P_HOSTNAME="192.168.5.21" P_PORT="8093" P_PATH_TO_CERT_AUTH="C:\repo\Component\Products\EnterpriseInspector\Src\test\http_server\certs\ca_store\ca.cert.der"

important

Important

You need to activate EEI Agent with an "Enterprise Inspector" license or "Enterprise Inspector and Endpoint Security" license. To do this, please contact your ESET PROTECT Administrator or create a Product Activation task.

note

Note

The agent will be visible in the EEI Web Console immediately after activation. In a few minutes, you should be able to view the first events sent by agents. Enterprise Inspector Server and Enterprise Inspector Agent write error logs into folder C:\ProgramData\ESET\EnterpriseInspector\Agent\logs. If you experience any other issues, follow the instructions on gathering debug data as detailed in Troubleshooting the installation topic.