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Status Overview

ESMC Server performs periodic diagnostics checkups. Use the status_overview Status Overview to see usage statistics and a general status of your ESET Security Management Center. It can also help you with initial configuration of ESET Security Management Center. Click Status Overview to see detailed status information about ESET Security Management Center. Click a section tile to display a task bar on the right with actions. Each section tile can have one of several colors, based on the status of included items (status of the item with highest severity is used):

Green (icon_success OK) - All items in the section are without any issues.

Yellow (validation-status-icon-warning Warning) - At least one item in the section is marked with a warning.

Red (validation-status-icon-error Error) - At least one item in the section is marked with an error.

Gray (unavailable Content unavailable) - Content is unavailable due to insufficient access rights of the ESMC Console user. Administrator needs to set additional permissions for the user or you need to log in as another user with proper access rights.

Blue ( informationInformation) - There is a question related to connected computer(s) (see Questions section description below).


status_overview Status Overview contains the following sections:


Create different users and configure their permissions to allow different levels of management in ESET Security Management Center. The default ESMC Administrator account was created during installation. We do not recommend that you use the default ESMC Administrator account as a normal user account. Click Add Native User to create a new native user account and use it as the default account in ESET Security Management Center.


If you want to use different certificates than the default ones provided by ESMC, you can create Certification Authorities and Peer certificates for individual ESET Security Management Center components to allow communication with ESMC Server.


ESET Security Management Center 7 uses the ESET licensing system. Select the method you want to use to add License(s) for activation of ESMC components and ESET security products on client computers.


Add Computer - Add client computers, servers and mobile devices on your network to the ESMC structure. You can Add Computers and Mobile devices manually or import a list of devices.

Add Rogue Computers - Automatically import computers detected using ESET RD Sensor.

New Synchronization Task - Run Static Group Synchronization with Active Directory, LDAP, VMware, etc.


New Policy - Create a new policy for ESET Management Agent to change the connection interval.

Deploy Agent - There are multiple ways to deploy ESET Management Agent to client computers in your network.


Configure Repository - Change Server Settings.

Install Software - With the ESET Management Agent deployed, you can install software directly from the ESET repository or specify an installation package location (URL or a shared folder).

New Policy - Create a new policy to change the configuration of the ESET security product installed on the client computers.

Invalid Objects

Contains the list of client and server tasks, triggers or notifications with references to unreachable or invalid objects. Click any of the result fields to view a menu with the selected list of objects.

External Services

ESET Security Management Center can be configured to connect to external services to provide full functionality.

Configure Repository - Repository contains installer files for other ESET security products you can install using install task. Repository is configured in the server settings. If needed, you can create an offline repository.

Configure Updates - Updates are necessary for ESET Security Management Center to stay up to date. Updates are available only if ESET Security Management Center has imported a non-expired business product license. You can change your update settings in the server settings.

Configure SMTP - Set up ESET Security Management Center to use your existing SMTP server to send email messages, for example Notifications, mobile device enrollment emails, Reports, etc.


When a cloned device or change of hardware is detected on a client device, a question is listed. Read more about resolving cloned computers.