System requirements

Supported Operating Systems:

Microsoft Windows Server 2019

Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 with KB4474419 exlink and KB4490628 exlink installed (read the SHA-2 required compatibility)


NOTE

On Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Network protection component is disabled by default in Typical installation. Use Custom installation to have this component installed.

Small Business servers:

Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Essentials

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Essentials

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials

Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 SP1 (x64) with KB4474419 exlink and KB4490628 exlink installed

and any of the following application servers:

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019 (x64) - all editions

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 (x64) - all editions

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 (x64) - all editions

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 (x64) - all editions

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2007 (x86 and x64) - all editions

Supported Hyper-V Host Operating Systems:

Microsoft Windows Server 2019

Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2

Microsoft Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1- Virtual Machines can be scanned only while they are offline

Hardware requirements depend on the operating system version in use. We recommend reading the Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft SharePoint Server product documentation for detailed information on hardware requirements.


NOTE

We strongly recommend that you install the latest Service Pack for your Microsoft Server operating system and server application before installing ESET security product. We also recommend that you install the latest Windows updates and hotfixes whenever available.