Terminology and abbreviations

In this section, we will review the terms and abbreviations used in this document. Note that boldface font is reserved for product component names and also for newly defined terms and abbreviations. Terms and abbreviations defined in this chapter are expanded on later in this document.

ESETS

ESET Security is a standard acronym for all security products developed by ESET, spol. s r. o. for Linux and FreeBSD operating systems. It is also the name of the software package containing the products.

ESETS daemon

The main ESETS system control and scanning daemon: esets_daemon.

ESETS base directory

The directory where ESETS loadable modules containing the virus signature database are stored. The abbreviation @BASEDIR@ will be used for future references to this directory. The @BASEDIR@ value (depending on the operating system) is listed below:

Linux: /var/opt/eset/esets/lib
FreeBSD: /var/lib/esets

ESETS cache directory

The directory where ESETS cache and temporary files (such as quarantine files or reports) are stored. The @CACHEDIR@ value (depending on the operating system) is listed below:

Linux: /var/opt/eset/esets/cache
FreeBSD: /var/cache/esets

ESETS configuration directory

The directory where all files related to the ESET Gateway Security configuration are stored. The abbreviation @ETCDIR@ will be used for future references to this directory. The @ETCDIR@ value (depending on the operating system) is listed below:

Linux: /etc/opt/eset/esets
FreeBSD: /usr/local/etc/esets

ESETS configuration file

Main ESET Gateway Security configuration file. The absolute path of the file is as follows:

@ETCDIR@/esets.cfg

ESETS binary files directory

The directory where the relevant ESET Gateway Security binary files are stored. The abbreviation @BINDIR@ will be used for future references to this directory. The @BINDIR@ value (depending on the operating system) is listed below:

Linux: /opt/eset/esets/bin
FreeBSD: /usr/local/bin

ESETS system binary files directory

The directory where the relevant ESET Gateway Security system binary files are stored. The abbreviation @SBINDIR@ will be used for future references to this directory. The @SBINDIR@ value (depending on the operating system) is listed below:

Linux: /opt/eset/esets/sbin
FreeBSD: /usr/local/sbin

ESETS object files directory

The directory where the relevant ESET Gateway Security object files and libraries are stored. The abbreviation @LIBDIR@ will be used for future references to this directory. The @LIBDIR@ value (depending on the operating system) is listed below:

Linux: /opt/eset/esets/lib
FreeBSD: /usr/local/lib/esets

Note: In a 64-bit Linux operating system environment there are some 32-bit libraries available in the following directory (for example, the libesets_pac.so preload library to scan 32-bit binary files):

Linux: /opt/eset/esets/lib32