How to update ESET Remote Administrator Web Console
ESET Remote Administrator Web Console can be updated in two ways:
When running this task, we highly recommend that you select group All as a target to ensure the whole ERA infrastructure is upgraded.
1.Click Admin > Client Tasks and navigate to All Tasks > ESET Remote Administrator > Remote Administrator Components Upgrade.
2.Click New to set up your new task.
1.Enter a task Name and Description.
2.In the Task category drop-down menu, select ESET Remote Administrator and in the Task drop-down menu, select Remote Administrator Components Upgrade.
1.Select the check box next to I agree with application End User License Agreement, if you agree. See License Management or EULA for more information. Click the <CHOOSE SERVER> and form the list select the version of ERA Server with which the upgraded components will be compatible. Click OK to confirm and proceed to the Summary.
1.Review the summary of configured settings and click Finish. Click Create trigger to continue. (Or you click Close and create trigger later.)
1.Type name for the trigger in the Trigger Description field.
1.Click Add Computers or Add Groups to define the target computers or groups where you want to execute the client task. If you want to upgrade only Web Console, select only the computer where is it installed.
2.In the target selection window, select a group to display client computers or devices in that group. Select the check box next to a group to display subgroups and clients that belong to that group in the selected targets section.
3.After adding groups and clients to the selected targets section, select the check box(es) next to them in the bottom pane.
4.Click OK when you are finished adding computers and groups.
5.In the Target section, select the check box(es) next to the targets you added.
1.Complete the applicable event trigger settings for the task (As Soon As Possible is selected by default). Click Finish to create the trigger. Your new task will display in the Client Tasks window.
a.Download the necessary ERA 6 Web Console installer. (Name of the installer file is era.war)
b.Stop Apache Tomcat. Navigate to your %TOMCAT_HOME%\bin directory (for example, C:\Program Files\Apache Tomcat\Tomcat7\bin) and double-click tomcat7w.exe.
c.Back up the C:\Program Files (x86)\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 7.0\webapps\era folder and all of its contents.
d.Copy the EraWebServerConfig.properties configuration file located at: C:\Program Files(x86)\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 7.0\webapps\era\WEB-INF\classes\sk\eset\era\g2webconsole\server\modules\config\EraWebServerConfig.properties.
e.Delete the contents of the original C:\Program Files(x86)\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 7.0\webapps\era folder (including the era.war file).
f.In the downloaded installer files from Step a. , locate the era.war file and extract it to: C:\Program Files (x86)\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 7.0\webapps\era.
g.Move the EraWebServerConfig.properties configuration file from Step d to: C:\Program Files (x86)\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 7.0\webapps\era\WEB-INF\classes\sk\eset\era\g2webconsole\server\modules\config.
h.Start the Apache Tomcat service. Depending on your system configuration, allow up to 40 seconds for the service to start.
i.Open ESET Remote Administrator Web Console (ERA Web Console) in your web browser and log in. How do I open ERA Web Console?
Before installing the ERA Web Console component, make sure all prerequisites are met. To install ERA Web Console, follow these steps:
1.Run the following commands to copy the era.war file to the Tomcat folder:
Alternatively, you can extract the contents of era.war to /var/lib/tomcat/webapps/era/
2.Run the following command to restart the Tomcat service and deploy the .war file:
Test the connection to ERA Web Console after installation. Open the following link in your browser on localhost (a login screen should be displayed):
http://localhost:8080/era or, if you access the server remotely, http://IP_ADDRES_OR_HOSTNAME:8080/era