Deployment steps - SCCM

Follow the steps below to deploy the ERA Agent to clients using SCCM:

Download the ERA Agent installer .msi file from ESET download page.

Click Deploy ERA Agent... in the Quick Links section of the menu bar, pop-up window will open where you can choose Use GPO or SCCM for deployment, click button Create Script configuration will be open.

icon_section Certificate - A Peer Certificate and ERA Certification Authority are chosen automatically based on the available certificates. If you want to use a different certificate than the one automatically selected, click ERA Certificate description to see a list of available certificates and choose the one you want to use. If you want to use your Custom certificate click the radio button and upload a .pfx certificate file. See Custom certificates with ERA for further details.

Enter Certificate passphrase if needed. For example if you've specified the passphrase during the installation of your ERA, or if you are using Custom certificate with a passphrase. Otherwise, leave the Certificate passphrase field blank.

icon_section Configuration - Lets you customize the all-in-one installer package:

1.Initial installer configuration - you can choose from the two configuration types:

oDo not configure - only the policies that are merged to a Parent Static group will be applied.

oSelect configuration from the list of policies - use this option if you want to apply configuration policy to ERA Agent. Click Select and choose from the list of available policies. If none of the predefined policies are suitable, you can create new policy or customize existing first. When you try selecting the policy again, your new policy will appear in the list.

2.Other - if necessary, you can specify ERA Server Hostname and Port number. Otherwise, leave default values unchanged.

3.Parent group (optional) - you can either select existing Static group or create new one. Click Select to choose Parent Static group for the client machine on which you'll use the all-in-one installer package. If you want to create new Parent Static group, click New Static group button and use the wizard. Newly created group will automatically be selected.

4.Select Create Package, will be open pop-up window with install_config.ini file, click Save file.

5.Put the ERA Agent installer .msi files and install_config.ini file on a shared folder.


validation-status-icon-warning IMPORTANT

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


1. Open SCCM console and click Software Library. In Application Management right-click Applications and choose Create Application. Choose Windows Installer (*.msi file).


2.Specify all required information about the application and click Next.


3.Right-click the ESET Remote Administrator Agent Application, click the Deployment Types tab, select the only deployment there and then click Edit.


4. Click the Requirements tab and then click Add. Select Operating system from the Condition drop-down menu, select One of from the Operator drop-down menu and then specify the operating systems you will install to by selecting the appropriate check box(es). Click OK when you are finished and then click OK to close any remaining windows and save your changes.



5. In the System Center Software Library, right-click your new application and select Distribute Content from the context menu. Follow the prompts in the Deploy Software Wizard to complete deployment of the application.




6. Right-click the application and choose Deploy. Follow the wizard and choose the collection and destination where you want to deploy the agent.