Dashboard

The dashboard is the default page displayed after you log into the ESMC Web Console for the first time. It displays pre-defined reports about your network. You can switch between dashboards using the tabs in the top menu bar. Each dashboard consists of several reports.

Dashboard manipulation

Add - Click the add_new_default symbol at the top of the dashboard header to add a new dashboard. Enter a name for the new dashboard and click Add dashboard to confirm. A new blank dashboard is created.

Move - Click and drag the name of a dashboard to change its location relative to other dashboards.

Customize - You can customize your dashboards by adding, modifying, resizing, moving and re-arranging reports.

Set as default - Select the dashboard, click the gear_icon gear icon next to Dashboard and select Set as default.

Click the gear_icon gear icon next to the selected dashboard title to get following options in the drop down menu:

update_default Refresh page

Refresh the report templates in this dashboard.

remove_default Remove

Remove the dashboard.

rename_default Rename

Rename the dashboard.

duplicate_default Duplicate

Create a copy of the dashboard with the same parameters in user's home group.

Change Layout

Choose a new layout for this dashboard. The change will remove current templates from the dashboard.

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Note

You cannot customize these default dashboards: Status Overview and Security Overview.

The following dashboards come pre-configured in ESET Security Management Center:

Status Overview

The Status Overview dashboard is the default screen you see when you log into ESET Security Management Center (unless you set another dashboard as the default one). It displays general information about your network.

Device filters - Displays the number of managed devices based on last reported status. You can click each of the 4 tiles to open a filtered list of devices.

Device status - Displays the number of managed devices based on the type security product installed in respective tabs. If no security product of that group is deployed, the tab will display an option to deploy the respective installer package.

Connection status - Displays the list of last connections of managed devices.

Product version status - Displays the ratio of up-to-date and outdated security product versions based on platform. By clicking the red graph that represents outdated applications, you can initiate an update by selecting Update installed ESET products. The ESET product in unknown status is installed, but its version is not recognized (for example, shortly after a new installation of ESET product).

Management status - Displays the number of Managed & Protected (client devices with both ESET Agent and a security product installed), Managed (client devices with only Agent), Unmanaged (client devices in your network that are known to ESMC but without Agent) and Rogue (client devices unknown to ESMC but detected by Rogue Detection Sensor).

RSS feed - Displays an RSS feed from WeLiveSecurity and the ESET Knowledgebase Portal. When you click the gear icon in RSS feed, you can choose to Turn off feed autoplay, or turn off individual feed source, or Turn off RSS feed.  

Security Overview

This dashboard provides overview of unresolved detections discovered in the last 7 days, including their severity, detection method, resolution status and top 10 computers/users with detections.

Computers

This dashboard gives you an overview of client machines, including their protection status, operating systems and update status.

Security Management Center Server

In this dashboard, you can view information about the ESET Security Management Center server itself, including server load, clients with problems, CPU load and database connections.

Antivirus detections

Here you can see reports from the antivirus module of client security products, including active detections, detections in the last 7/30 days, and so on.

Firewall detections

Firewall events of the connected clients arranged according to their severity, time of reporting, etc.

ESET applications

This dashboard lets you view information about installed ESET applications.

Dynamic Threat Defense

If you are using the ESET Dynamic Threat Defense, you can find here an overview of useful ESET Dynamic Threat Defense reports.

Actions in a dashboard report

expand_normal Re-size

Click  to view a report in fullscreen mode.

update_default Refresh

Refresh the report template.

download_default Download

Click Download to generate and download the report. You can choose from .pdf, .ps or .csv. CSV is suitable only for table data and uses ; (semicolon) as a delimiter.

change_default Change

Change the report template for another from the list of templates.

edit_default Edit report template

Edit an existing report template. The same settings and options used for creating a new report template apply.

scheduled Set Refresh Interval

Set up custom refresh interval for the template.

schedule_default Schedule

Schedule a report - you can modify the schedule trigger, throttling and report delivery. You can find all scheduled reports in the Scheduled reports tab.

remove_default Remove

Remove the report template from the dashboard.

rename_default Rename

Rename the report template.

This Cell

Choose a new layout for this dashboard. The change will remove current templates from the dashboard.

Permissions for Dashboard

A user must have the appropriate permission to work with Dashboards. Only report templates contained in a group where the user has access rights can be used in a Dashboard. If user has no rights assigned for Reports and Dashboard, user will see no data in the Dashboard section. Administrator can see all data by default.

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Important

Read - User can list report templates and their categories. User can also generate reports based on report templates. User is able to read his dashboard.

Use - User can modify his dashboard with available report templates.

Write - Create / modify / remove templates and their categories.

All default templates are located in the All group.