Deployment steps - GPO

Follow the steps below or see our Knowledgebase article to deploy the ERA Agent to clients using GPO:

1.Download the ERA Agent installer .msi file from ESET download page.
2.Create an ERA Agent Installer transform .mst file.
3.Put the ERA Agent installer .msi file and transform .mst file in a shared folder that can be accessed by your target client(s).

icon_details_hoverNOTE: Client computers will require read/execute access to this shared folder.


4.Use an existing Group Policy Object or create a new one (right-click GPO and click New). In the GPMC (Group Policy Management Console) tree, right-click the GPO you want to use and select Edit...


5.In Computer Configuration, navigate to Policies > Software Settings > Software Settings.
6.Right-click Software installation, select New, and click Package... to create a new package configuration.


7.Browse to the location of the ERA Agent .msi file. In the Open dialog box, type the full Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path of the shared installer package that you want to use. For example \\fileserver\share\filename.msi

icon_details_hoverNOTE: Make sure that you use the UNC path of the shared installer package.


8.Click Open and choose the Advanced deployment method.


9. This will allow you to configure deployment options. Select the Modifications tab and browse for the ERA Agent Installer transform .mst file.

icon_details_hoverNOTE: The path must point to the same shared folder as the one used step 7.


10. Confirm the package configuration and proceed with GPO deployment.