System requirements

Supported Operating Systems:

Microsoft Windows Server 2019 (Server Core and Desktop Experience)

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 (Server Core and Desktop Experience)

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with KB4474419 exlink and KB4490628 exlink installed

Server Core (Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2)


NOTE

If you are running Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, read the SHA-2 required compatibility and ensure your operating system has all necessary patches applied.

Storage, Small Business and MultiPoint servers:

Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016

Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012 R2

Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012

 

Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Essentials

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Essentials

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Foundation

Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 SP1 (x64) with KB4474419 exlink and KB4490628 exlink installed

 

Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2012

Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2011

Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server 2010

 

Supported Host Operating Systems with Hyper-V role:

Microsoft Windows Server 2019

Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 - Virtual Machines can be scanned only while they are offline

Hardware requirements depend on the operating system version in use. We recommend reading the Microsoft Windows Server product documentation for detailed information on hardware requirements.


NOTE

We strongly recommend that you install the latest Service Pack for your Microsoft Server operating system and server application before installing ESET security product. We also recommend that you install the latest Windows updates and hotfixes whenever available.

Minimum hardware requirements:

Component

Requirement

Processor

Intel or AMD single core x86 or x64

Memory

256 MB of free memory

Hard drive

700 MB of free disk space

Screen resolution

800 x 600 pixels or higher