Update type - Select the type of update to use from the drop-down menu:
•Regular update - By default, the Update type is set to Regular update to ensure that update files will automatically be downloaded from the ESET server with the least network traffic.
•Pre-release update - Are updates that have gone through thorough internal testing and will be available to the general public soon. You can benefit from enabling pre-release updates by having access to the most recent detection methods and fixes. However, pre-release updates might not be stable enough at all times and SHOULD NOT be used on production servers and workstations where maximum availability and stability is required.
•Delayed update - Allows updating from special update servers providing new versions of virus databases with a delay of at least X hours (i.e. databases tested in a real environment and therefore considered as stable).
Disable notification about successful update - Turns off the system tray notification at the bottom right corner of the screen. It is useful to select this option if a full screen application or a game is running. Please note that Presentation mode will turn off all notifications.
Update from removable media - Allows you to update from removable media if contains created mirror. When Automatic selected, updates will run in the background. If you want to show update dialogs select Always ask.
The Update server menu is set to Choose automatically by default. The Update server is the location where updates are stored. If you use an ESET server, we recommend that you leave the default option selected.
When using a local HTTP server - also known as a Mirror - the update server should be set as follows:
When using a local HTTP server with SSL - the update server should be set as follows:
When using a local shared folder - the update server should be set as follows:
Updating from a Mirror
Authentication for update servers is based on the License key generated and sent to you after purchase. When using a local Mirror server, you can define credentials for clients to log in to the Mirror server before receiving updates. By default, no verification is required and the Username and Password fields are left empty.