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How to configure a mirror

ESET Endpoint Security can be configured to store copies of detection engine update files and distribute updates to other workstations that are running ESET Endpoint Security or ESET Endpoint Antivirus.

Configuring ESET Endpoint Security as a Mirror server to provide updates via an internal HTTP server

  1. Press F5 to access Advanced setup and expand Update > Profiles > Update Mirror.
  2. Expand Updates and make sure the Choose automatically option under Modules updates is enabled.
  3. Expand Update mirror and enable Create update mirror and Enable HTTP server.


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Configuring a Mirror server to provide updates via a shared network folder

  1. Create a shared folder on a local or network device. This folder must be readable by all users running ESET security solutions and writable from the local SYSTEM account.
  2. Activate Create update mirror under Advanced setup > Update > Profiles > Update Mirror.
  3. Choose an appropriate Storage folder by clicking Clear and then Edit. Browse and select the created shared folder.


If you do not want to provide module updates via internal HTTP server disengage Create update mirror.