Deployment scenarios - best practices

The following chapters cover deployment scenarios for different network environments.

Best practices for deployment of ESET Remote Administrator

Number of clients

Up-to 1000 clients

1000 - 5000 clients

5000 - 10 000 clients

10 000 - 50 000 clients

50 000 - 100 000 clients

100 000+ clients**

ERA Server & Database Server on the same machine

OK

OK

OK

No

No

No

Use of MS SQL Express

OK

OK

No

No

No

No

Use of MS SQL

OK

OK

OK

OK

OK

OK

Use of MySQL

OK

OK

OK

No

No

No

Use of ERA Virtual Appliance

OK

OK

Not Recommended

No

No

No

Use of VM server

OK

OK

OK

Optional

No

No

Use of ERA Proxy (no direct replication)

Optional

Optional

Optional

Optional

YES (one ERA Proxy per 20.000 clients)

YES (one ERA Proxy per 20.000 clients)

Recommended replication interval (during deployment phase)

60 seconds*

5 minutes

20 minutes

20 minutes

20 minutes

20 minutes

Recommended replication interval (after deployment, during standard usage)

20 minutes

20 minutes

20 minutes

60 minutes

60 minutes (agent-proxy)***

240 minutes (agent-proxy)***

* Default replication interval of ERA Agent. Adjust the replication interval

** See our recommendations for hardware in the Infrastructure building and sizing chapter
*** Recommended replication interval of connection between ERA Proxy and ERA Agent.

 

For more details, see the appropriate chapter:

Single Server (Small Business)

High Availability (Enterprise)

Remote Branches with Proxies