Glossary

Terms related to ESET HOME explained:

License terms

Authorization – Permission to manage a specific ESET license.

License key – A unique string used to activate your ESET product and identify the license owner.

Public License ID (PLID) – A short string to identify the license by a third party. However, this string cannot be used for ESET product activation.

License owner – The sole owner of an ESET license.

License administrator – The administrator that sees the license state in real-time and monitors individual devices activated by a certain license (this includes shared devices) and deactivates them.

Seat (license unit) – An activated device associated with a certain license. For example, one activated ESET Internet Security on one device means one seat or unit.

Shared seat – One or more seats of a license are shared with a different email address.

Activated license – The license used to activate a product.

Unactivated license – A license that has never been used to activate a product.

License renewal – For more information, see Renew a license.

Other terms

Stock Android – The basic version of an Android operating system without manufacturer modifications (for example, all Google Pixel, Nokia 8.3, and Xiaomi Mi A3 devices).

ISP – Internet Service Provider.

For more information about types of detections, threats, remote attacks, ESET technologies, and protections, see the ESET Glossary.