Step-by-step ESMC Server installation on Linux

In this installation scenario we will simulate step-by-step installation of ESMC Server and ESMC Web Console. We will simulate installation using MySQL.


Before installation

1.Verify that the database server is present in your network and make sure you have access to it on your local/remote server. If no database server is installed, install and configure a new one.

2.Download ESMC Linux standalone components (Agent, Server, Web Console). You can find these installation files in the ESMC Standalone Installers category available on the ESET website.


Installation process


You must be able to use the sudo command or install under root privileges to complete the installation.


To install ESMC Server on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES), follow the instructions from our Knowledgebase article.

1.Install required packages for ESMC Server.

2.Navigate to the folder where you downloaded ESMC Server and make the installation package executable:

chmod +x

3.Configure the connection to MySQL server, as shown in the MySQL configuration topic.

4.hmtoggle_plus0Verify the configuration of the MySQL ODBC driver

5.Customize the installation parameters and execute the ESMC Server installation. See Server installation - Linux for more information.

6.Install the required Java and Tomcat packages for ESMC Web Console. hmtoggle_plus0ESMC Web Console prerequisites

7.Deploy and test the ESMC Web Console, as shown in the ESMC Web Console installation topic. If you experience problems with HTTPS connection to ESMC Web Console, see our article on HTTPS/SSL connection set up.

8.Install ESET Management Agent on the server machine.