Web Console installation

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You can install the ESMC Web Console on a different computer than the computer where the ESMC Server is installed.

To install the ESMC Web Console component on Windows, follow the steps below:

1.Visit the ESET Security Management Center download section to download a standalone installer for ESMC components.

2.Make sure the following prerequisites are installed:

ESMC Server.

Java/OpenJDK

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Apache Tomcat (a supported version). We recommend to install Apache Tomcat using Windows Service Installer (.exe). In case more Java versions are installed, make sure to select the path to latest Java. Make sure that Apache Tomcat service startup type is set to Automatic.

Web Console file (era.war) saved to your local hard drive.

3.Copy era.war to the Apache Tomcat web applications folder: Navigate to Start > Apache Tomcat > Tomcat Program Directory and open the webapps folder (on most Windows operating systems - C:\Program Files (x86)\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 7.0\webapps\).

4.Allow a few minutes for file extraction and ESMC Web Console installation.

If you installed ESMC Web Console on a different computer than ESMC Server, perform these additional steps to enable communication between ESMC Web Console and ESMC Server:

I.Stop the Apache Tomcat service. Navigate to Start  > Apache Tomcat > Configure Tomcat and click Stop.

II.Run Notepad as an Administrator and edit the C:\Program Files (x86)\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 7.0\webapps\era\WEB-INF\classes\sk\eset\era\g2webconsole\server\modules\config\EraWebServerConfig.properties .

III.Find the server_address=localhost.

IV.Replace localhost with the IP address of your ESMC Server and save the file.

5.Restart the Apache Tomcat service. Start > Apache Tomcat > Configure Tomcat. Click Stop, wait for 30 seconds and then click Start.

6.Open ESMC Web Console in your browser: http://localhost:8080/era/, a login screen will be displayed.

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HTTP port, by default 8080, is set during manual Apache Tomcat installation. You can also set up HTTPS connection for Apache Tomcat.