Operating system update (EVS appliance)

The Operating System Update task is used to update the operating system of the ESET Virtualization Security appliance. This task can trigger the operating system update on Linux operating systems. In the ERA Web Console, navigate to Admin > Client tasks, select Operating System Update from the Task Types list and click New.


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Enter basic information about the task, such as a Name and Description and then select the Operating System Update task. The Task Type defines the settings and behavior for the task. Enter basic information about the task, such as the Name and optional Description.

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It is not possible to add Targets while creating a Client Task. You will be able to add Targets after the task has been created. Configure Settings for the task and click Finish to create the task and then create a Trigger to specify Targets for the task.


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Automatically Accept EULA - select this check box if you want to accept the EULA automatically. No text will be displayed to the user.

Install Optional Updates - this option applies to Windows operating systems only, updates that are marked as optional will also be installed.

Allow Reboot - this option applies to Windows operating systems only and causes the client computer to reboot once the updates are installed.

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Review the summary of configured settings and click Finish. The Client Task is now created and a pop-up window will open. We recommend that you click Create Trigger to specify when this Client Task should be executed and on which Targets. If you click Close, you can create a Trigger later on.