Create a Policy to enable ERA Agent Password protection

Follow the steps below to create a new policy that will enforce a password to protect the ERA Agent. When Password protected setup is used, ERA Agent cannot be uninstalled or repaired unless a password is provided. See Agent protection for more details.

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Enter a Name for this policy. The Description field is optional.

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Select ESET Remote Administrator Agent from the drop-down list, expand Advanced settings, navigate to Setup and type the password into the Password protected setup field. This password will be required if  someone is trying to uninstall or repair ERA Agent on a client computer.

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Make sure to record this password in a safe place, it is essential to enter the password to allow ERA Agent uninstallation from the client computer. There is no other regular way of uninstalling ERA Agent without a correct password once Password protected setup policy is in place.

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Specify the clients (individual computers/mobile devices or whole groups) that are the recipients of this policy.


Click Assign to display all Static and Dynamic Groups and their members. Select your desired clients and click OK.


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Review the settings for this policy and click Finish.