Update and upgrade

Update modules

Product modules, including detection modules, are updated automatically.

To manually update detection modules, click Modules update > Check and update.

If an ESET Server Security for Linux update was not stable, roll back the module updates to a previous state. Click Dashboard > Modules update > Module rollback, select the desired duration, click Rollback now.

To update all product modules from a Terminal window, execute the following command:

/opt/eset/efs/bin/upd -u

Update and rollback via Terminal

Options - short form

Options - long form

Description

-u

--update

Update modules

-c

--cancel

Cancel downloading modules

-e

--resume

Unblock updates

-r

--rollback=VALUE

Rolls back to the oldest snapshot of the scanner module and blocks all updates for VALUE hours

-l

--list-modules

Display the list of product modules

 

--check-app-update

Check the availability of new product version in the repository

 

--download-app-update

Download new product version if available

 

--perform-app-update

Download and install new product version if available

 

--accept-license

Accept license changes


important

upd limitation

The upd utility cannot be used to make changes in product configuration.


example

To stop updates for 48 hours and roll back to the oldest snapshot of the scanner module, execute the following command as a privileged user:

sudo /opt/eset/efs/bin/upd --rollback=48

To resume automatic updates of the scanner module, execute the following command as a privileged user:

sudo /opt/eset/efs/bin/upd --resume

To update from a mirror server available at IP address "192.168.1.2" and port "2221", execute the following command as a privileged user:

sudo /opt/eset/efs/bin/upd --update --server=192.168.1.2:2221

Upgrade ESET Server Security for Linux to a later version

New versions of ESET Server Security for Linux are issued to implement improvements or fix issues that cannot be resolved by automatic updates to program modules.


note

No direct upgrade from ESET File Security for Linux version 4

You cannot upgrade from ESET File Security for Linux version 4 to ESET Server Security for Linux version 8 and later. A new installation is required. Version 4 settings cannot be imported to version 8 and later.

Determine the installed product version

There are two methods to determine the ESET Server Security for Linux product version:

In the Web interface, click Help > About.

Execute /opt/eset/efs/sbin/setgui -v in a Terminal window.

Upgrade ESET Server Security for Linux locally

Run an OS-related installation package as described in the Installation section.

In the Web interface, click Dashboard > Product update > Check for update.

Use the upd utility with the --perform-app-update parameter.

Configure automatic updates/upgrades.

Upgrade ESET Server Security for Linux remotely

If you use ESET PROTECT to manage ESET Server Security for Linux, you can initiate an upgrade in the following ways:

Software install task.

In the Web interface, click Dashboard > ESET Applications > right-click ESET Server Security for Linux > Update installed ESET products.

Configure automatic updates/upgrades.