Automatic activation of all ESET Virtualization Security appliances

Create dynamic groups in the ESET Remote Administrator (ERA) Web Console to verify all ESET Virtualization Security appliances in the cluster are activated.

Create Dynamic Group 1

Dynamic Group 1 will group all ESET Virtualization Security appliances together, making it easier to apply policies.

1.Log in to the ESET Remote Administrator (ERA) Web Console.

2.Click Computers > Groups > All.

3.Click the gear icon icon_cogwheel and select New Dynamic Group.

a.icon_section Basic
Enter a Name (e.g. Machine is EVS) and Description for the new Dynamic Group. Verify the parent group is set to All.
 

b.icon_section Template
Click New. Enter a Name and Description for the new template.
 

c. icon_section Expression
Click Add rule, expand Computer, select Managed products mask and then click OK. Click ADD_BUTTON and select Other: Virtual Security Appliance and then click Finish twice.
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Create a policy for Dynamic Group 1 (Machine is EVS)

This policy will determine settings for every ESET Virtualization Security appliance in this group.

1.Click Admin > Policies > New policy.

2.Enter the name and select ESET Virtualization Security - Security Appliance from the Select product... drop-down menu in Settings section.

3.If not predefined, enter the hostname or IP address and port (9880 by default) for Virtual Agent Host.

 

 

Create Dynamic Group 2

Dynamic Group 2 will contain only ESET Virtualization Security appliances that are not activated.

1.Click Computers > Groups > Machine is EVS > click icon_cogwheel > New Dynamic Group.

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Enter a Name (e.g. "EVS is not activated") and Description for the New Dynamic Group. Make sure that parent group is set to Machine is EVS.
 

b. icon_section Template
Create a new Dynamic Group Template by clicking New. Enter a name and description for the new template.
 

c.icon_section Expression
Click Add rule, expand Functionality/Protection problems, select Problem and confirm by clicking OK. Select Product is not activated and confirm by clicking Finish (2x).
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Create an activation task for Dynamic Group 2 (EVS is not activated)

This task automatically activates any ESET Virtualization Security appliances with an IP address of Virtual Agent Host machine.

1.Click Admin > Client Tasks > New.

2.Enter the name and select Product activation from the Task drop-down menu.

3.In Settings, choose the license and confirm by clicking OK.

4.After you have successfully created activation task, you will be prompted to create trigger.

5.Enter the name.

6.In Target, click Add Groups. Expand the Machine is EVS group and select checkbox next to EVS is not activated.

7.Click OK to confirm.

8.In Trigger, choose Joined Dynamic Group Trigger from the Trigger type drop-down menu.

9.Click Finish to confirm.

10.Create a new Trigger to run task on Machines, which are already present in this Dynamic Group.

11.Select newly created task and choose Run On.

12.In Target, click Add Groups. Expand the Machine is EVS group and select checkbox next to EVS is not activated.

13.Click OK to confirm.

14.In Trigger, choose As Soon As Possible from the Trigger type drop-down menu.

15.Click Finish to confirm.

After successful activation of all ESET Virtualization Security machines, the EVS is not activated group will not contain any virtual machines.