Configure automatic product updates

You can configure auto-updates via the Auto-updates feature policy covering compatible ESET security products with the All Static Group as the default target.

Change the built-in Auto-updates policy targets:

In the ESET PROTECT Cloud Web Console, click Policies > expand Built-in Policies > click the policy > select change_default Change Assignments > adjust the targets > click Finish.

Configure auto-updates:

Create a new Auto-updates policy to configure auto-updates.

1.In the ESET PROTECT Cloud Web Console, click Policies > New Policy > Settings.

2.Select Auto-updates from the drop-down menu and configure policy settings:

Auto-updates - Automatic updates are enabled by default.

 


important

To disable auto-updates, turn off the Auto-updates slider bar. See also Opt-out from auto-updates.

 

Stop updates at - You can optionally set the ESET security product version that will stop auto-updating:

oClick Select from repository and select the version.

oType the version - you can use * as a wildcard, for example, 9.*/9.0.*/9.0.2028.*.


example

For example, if you type 9.0.*, all hotfixes from the minor version 9.0 will be installed.

 


note

This setting does not apply to security and stability updates installed automatically regardless of the set version or the auto-updates setting state.

See also What are the different ESET product update and release types?

 

3.Click Assign to select policy targets (groups or individual computers).


warning

Make sure the built-in auto-updates policy does not overwrite the auto-updates policy settings you have created. Read more about the application of policies on clients.

4.Click Finish.