Introduction to ESET PROTECT Cloud

Welcome to ESET PROTECT Cloud. ESET PROTECT Cloud allows you to manage ESET products on workstations and servers in a networked environment with up to 25,000 devices from one central location. Using the ESET PROTECT Cloud Web Console, you can deploy ESET solutions, manage tasks, enforce security policies, monitor system status and quickly respond to problems or threats on remote computers.

To start using ESET PROTECT Cloud, see Getting started with ESET PROTECT Cloud.

ESET PROTECT Cloud is made up of the following components:

ESET PROTECT Cloud as a service

ESET PROTECT Cloud Web Console

The Web Console interprets the data stored in the ESET PROTECT Cloud database. It visualizes the vast amounts of data into clear dashboards and reports, and also enforces policies and carries out tasks on agents and other ESET applications.

ESET PROTECT Live Installer

Is a small application consisting of  ESET Management Agent and a business endpoint product in a streamlined and easy to use package.

ESET Management Agent is a small application with no graphical user interface that executes the commands of ESET PROTECT Cloud on connected clients. It executes the tasks, collects logs from  ESET applications, interprets and forces policies, and performs other valid tasks such as software deployment and general computer monitoring.

Is an easily downloadable, pre-configured package, containing an agent and security product (downloaded during installation), in the form of a streamlined installer that will automatically connect to the proper cloud instance and activate itself with a valid license with minimal interaction required from the user. The installer will identify the correct platform and download the proper security product installer package.

The agent is a lightweight application that facilitates all communication between the ESET security product on a client computer and ESET PROTECT Cloud .

ESET security products

ESET security products protect client computers and servers from threats.

ESET PROTECT Cloud supports the following ESET security products.

ESET Business Account

Central entry point for business customers, or an identity provider to ESET PROTECT Cloud.

Serves as a single-sign on for business customers to view their licenses, activated services, perform user management, and more.

An ESET business account is required to activate the ESET PROTECT Cloud instance.

ESET Remote Deployment Tool

A tool that can remotely deploy ESET PROTECT Live Installer to the network.

Has the capability to remotely map the network and sync with AD, or support the import of targets on which the product will be deployed .