ESMC User Interface

All clients are managed through the ESMC Web Console. You can access the ESMC Web Console from any device using a compatible browser. The ESMC Web Console is divided into main sections:

1.At the top of the ESMC Web Console, you can use the Quick Search tool. Click the icon to select a search target:

oComputer Name, Description and IP Address - Type a Client name or IPv4/IPv6 Address and press Enter. You will be redirected to the Computers section where the results will be displayed.

oThreat Name - You will be redirected to the Threats section where the results will be displayed.

oUser Name - You can search for imported AD users, results will be displayed in the Computer Users section.

2.Click  the Quick Links button to view the menu:

Quick links

Set up Computers

Add Computer

Add Mobile Device

Other Deployment Options

Add Computer User


Manage Computers

Create Client Task

Create New Policy

Assign Policy


Review Status

Generate Report


3.The menu on the left contains the main sections of ESET Security Management Center and the following items:





oClient Tasks



oComputer Users


oStatus Overview


4.Buttons on the bottom of the page are unique for each section and function, and are described in detail in their respective chapters.


General rules

Required (mandatory) settings are always marked with a red exclamation mark next to the section and the respective settings.

If you need help when working with ESET Security Management Center, click the information icon in the top right corner and click <Current topic> - Help. The respective help window for the current page will be displayed.

See the section More for more information.