Create a Policy for ESET Management Agent to connect to the new ESMC Server

This policy lets you change the behavior of ESET Management Agent by modifying its settings. The following is especially useful when migrating client machines to a new ESMC Server.

Create new policy to set new ESMC Server IP address and assign the policy to all client computers. Select Policies > create New.


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


Select ESET Management Agent from the drop-down menu, expand Connection and click Edit server list next to Servers to connect to.


A window will open with a list of ESMC Server addresses the ESET Management Agent can connect to. Click Add and type the IP address of your new ESMC Server into the Host field. If you are using a different port than the default ESMC Server port 2222, specify your custom port number.


Use the arrow buttons to change the priority of ESMC Servers in case you have multiple entries in the list. Make sure your new ESMC Server is at the top by clicking double-up arrow button and then click Save.


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.



Review the settings for this policy and click Finish.