Create Live Installer - Agent and ESET security product - Windows/macOS

You can create the installer for Agent and ESET security product for Windows/macOS in several ways:

Quick Links > Windows devices or macOS devices

Installers > Create Installer > Windows or macOS

ESET PROTECT Tour

1.Protection and installation settings - Select the check box beside the setting to enable it for the installer:

Windows only:

oEnable The ESET LiveGrid® feedback system (recommended)

oEnable detection of potentially unwanted applications - Read more in our Knowledgebase article.

Select the Participate in product improvement program check box to send anonymous telemetry data and crash report to ESET (OS version and type, ESET product version and other product-specific information).

2.Select the check box I accept the terms of the application End User License Agreement and acknowledge the Privacy Policy. See End User License Agreement (EULA), Terms of Use and Privacy Policy for ESET products.

3.Click Download to download the installer package or select other installer package distribution options.

Click Customize installer to customize the installer package:

4.Distribution - Select Download or send installer or use ESET Remote Deployment Tool (Windows) or Download or send installer (macOS).


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If you have selected another installer type, follow the respective instructions:

Deploy Agent first (Agent script installer)

Use GPO or SCCM for deployment

5.Components - Select the check box(es) from the following options:

Management Agent - If you do not select other items in the Package contents, the installer will include only the ESET Management Agent. Select this option if you want to install the ESET security product on the client computer later or if the client computer already has an ESET security product installed.

Security Product - Include the ESET security product with the ESET Management Agent. Select this option if the client computer does not have any ESET security product installed, and you want to install it with the ESET Management Agent. You cannot unselect the ESET security product in a macOS installer.

Windows only: Full Disk Encryption - The encryption option is visible only with an active ESET Full Disk Encryption license.

Windows only: ESET Inspect Connector - Include ESET Inspect Connector in the installer.

6.Select the Participate in product improvement program check box to send anonymous telemetry data and crash report to ESET (OS version and type, ESET product version and other product-specific information).

7.Parent group (optional) - Select the Parent group where the ESET PROTECT Cloud Web Console will place the computer after an Agent installation. You can select an existing static group or create a new one to which the device will be assigned after the installer is deployed. Selecting a Parent group will add all policies applied to the group to the installer.

8. arrow_down_business Customize more settings

9. Click Finish or Product Setup.

10. arrow_down_business Security Product

Windows only: If you have selected Full Disk Encryption or ESET Inspect Connector in step 2, you can also change their settings.

arrow_down_business Full Disk Encryption

arrow_down_business ESET Inspect Connector

11. Click Finish.

12. You can distribute the Live Installer package in several ways:

Click duplicate_default to copy the Live Installer package download link, distribute the link to users and let them download and install the Live Installer package.

Click Download to download the Live Installer package and distribute it personally or upload it to a shared location for the users to access.

Windows only: Use the Remote Deployment Tool to remotely deploy the Live Installer package.

Click icon_email to use the ESET PROTECT Cloud SMTP server to deliver an email message with the Live Installer package download link to specified users.

oTo add a user, click Add > fill in the Email Address field > press Enter or click icon_save_hover. Optionally, click Create user > type the user Name > click Save. You can edit user details in Computer Users. Click See email preview, select the Email language from the drop-down menu and click Save.

oTo add multiple users, click More > Add users (add the address of the user from the Computer Users), or More > Import CSV or Paste from clipboard (Import a custom list of addresses from a CSV file structured with delimiters).


important

After creation, Live Installer will behave according to this table.

Live Installer requires an internet connection and does not work on an offline computer.

Live Installer on macOS requires a direct internet connection (to connect to ESET servers) and does not work on a macOS computer connected to the internet via Proxy with no direct internet connection.


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ESET PROTECT Cloud supports the automatic upgrade of ESET Management Agents on managed computers.

13. Run the installation package file on a client computer. The Live Installer package will download the ESET Management Agent and ESET security product compatible with the computer's OS platform (x86, x64, ARM64). It will install the ESET Management Agent and the ESET security product on the device and connect it to ESET PROTECT Cloud. The ESET Endpoint Antivirus/Security installer created in ESET PROTECT Cloud supports Windows 10 Enterprise for Virtual Desktops and Windows 10 multi-session mode. For step-by-step instructions, see the Setup Wizard for Windows or macOS.