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Modules Update

The Modules Update task forces the update of all modules of the security product installed on a target device. This is a general task for all security products on all systems. You can find the list of all modules of the target security product in the About section of the security product.

Select one of the following options to create a new Client Task:

Click Tasks > New > add_new_defaultClient Task.

Click Tasks > select the desired task type and click New > add_new_defaultClient Task.

Click the target device in Computers and select icon_tasks Tasks > add_new_defaultNew Task.


In the Basic section, type basic information about the task, such as a Name and Description (optional). Click Select tags to assign tags.
In the Task drop-down menu, select the task type you want to create and configure. If you have selected a specific task type before creating a new task, Task is pre-selected based on your previous choice. Task (see the list of all Tasks) defines the settings and the behavior for the task.


Clear Update Cache - This option deletes the temporary update files in the cache on the client, and can often be used to repair module update errors.


Review the summary of configured settings and click Finish. The Client Task is now created, and a small window will open:

Click Create Trigger (recommended) to specify Client Task Targets (computers or groups) and the Trigger.

If you click Close, you can create a Trigger later—Click the Client Task instance and select restart_default Run on from the drop-down menu.


You can see the progress indicator bar, status icon and details for each created task in Tasks.


Set a custom server for modules updates

If modules update on the ESET security product fails because of geo-blocking, use a policy to set a custom server for modules updates:

1.In the ESET security product policy settings, select Update > Profiles > Updates.

2.In Modules Updates, turn off Choose automatically and type the Custom Server address. For example, to use US update servers for ESET Endpoint Antivirus/Security 9 for Windows, type (version 8:

3.Type your Username (EAV-XXXXXXXX) and the license Password. You can get them from the legacy license details.