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Filters and layout customization

The ESET PROTECT Web Console allows you to customize the layout of displayed items in the main sections (e.g. Computers, Tasks, etc.) in several ways:

Add filter and filter presets

To add filtering criteria, click Add Filter:

1.In some filters, you can select the operator by clicking the operator icon next to the filter name (the available operators depend on the filter type):

icon_equals Equal or Contains

icon_does_not_equal Not equal or Doesn´t contain

icon_greater_than_or_equal More

icon_less_than_or_equal Less

2.Select item(s) from the list. Type the search string(s) or select the items from the drop-down menu in the filter field(s).

3.Press Enter. Active filters are highlighted in blue.

Filters can be saved to your user profile so that you can use them again in the future. Click the icon_filter Presets icon to manage filter sets:

Filter sets

Your saved filters, click one to apply it. The applied filter is denoted with a apply_default check mark. Select Include visible columns, sorting and paging to save these parameters to the preset.

save_filter-set Save filter set

Save your current filter configuration as a new preset. When the preset is saved, you cannot edit the filter configuration in the preset.

manage_filter_sets Manage filter sets

Remove or rename existing presets. Click Save to apply the changes to presets.

clear_filter_values Clear filter values

Click to remove only the current values from the selected filters. Saved presets will remain unchanged.

remove_filters Remove filters

Click to remove the selected filters. Saved presets will remain unchanged.

remove_unused_filters Remove unused filters

Remove filter fields with no value.

restart_default Reset default filters

Reset the filter panel and show the default filters.

access_group The Access Group filter button allows users to select a static group and filter viewed objects according to the group where they are contained.

You can use tags for filtering the displayed items.

Side panel layout

Click theicon_more_verticalicon next to the section name and adjust the side panel layout using the context menu (available options may vary based on the current layout):

collapse_menu Hide side panel

expand_menu Show side panel

sub_tree Groups

icon_groups_and_tags Groups and Tags

icon_tags Tags

If Groups are visible, you can select also one of these options:

icon_section_expand Expand All

icon_section_collapse Collapse All

Manage the main table

To reorder a column, hover the mouse over the icon_move_drag icon next to the column name and drag-and-drop the column. See also Edit columns below.

For sorting by a single column, click the column header to sort table rows based on data in the selected column.

One click or two clicks result in ascending (A–Z, 0–9) or descending (Z–A, 9–0) sorting.

After you apply the sorting, a small arrow before column header indicates the sorting behavior.

See also multiple sorting below.

Click the gear_icon gear icon to manage the main table:


edit_default Edit columnsUse the wizard to adjust (add_new_defaultadd, delete_defaultremove, icon_apply_later_defaulticon_apply_sooner_defaultreorder) the displayed columns. You can also use drag-and-drop to adjust the columns. Click Reset to reset the table columns to their default state (default available columns in a default order).


icon_fit_width Auto-fit columns—Automatically adjust columns width.

icon_sysinspector_logs Display Relative Time/Display Absolute Time—Change the display format of the time data in the main table (for example, Last Connected in Computers or Occurred in Detections). When you enable Display Relative Time, hover a mouse over the relative time in the table to see the absolute time.

Table Sorting

Reset Sorting—Reset the column sorting.

Multiple Sorting—You can sort table data by selecting multiple (up to 4) columns. For each of the columns, you can adjust its:

osorting priority—change column order by clicking the Move Up or Move Down button (the first column—primary sorting; the second column—secondary sorting; etc.). After you apply multiple sorting, index numbers appear before column headers to indicate the sorting priority.

osorting behavior—select Ascending or Descending from the drop-down menu.





1 primary sorting—Computer Name column: ascending sorting applied.

2 secondary sorting—Status column: descending sorting applied as secondary sorting.


Export table as—Export the table as a report in your desired format. You can choose from .pdf or .csv. CSV is suitable only for table data and uses ; (semicolon) as a delimiter. If you download a CSV report and see numbers in a column where you expect text, we recommend downloading a PDF report to see the text values.

Save a report template—Create a new report template from the table.