Supported hypervisors

The ESET PROTECT Virtual Appliance (protect_appliance.ova) is a vmx-07 virtual hardware family type appliance.

The Virtual Appliance is supported only on the listed hypervisors. Running it on other hypervisors is on user risk.

Hypervisor

Version

ESET PROTECT Server Appliance

ESET PROTECT MDM Appliance

VMware vSphere/ESXi

6.5 and newer

VMware Workstation

9 and newer

VMware Player

7 and newer

Microsoft Hyper-V

Server 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019

Oracle VirtualBox

6.0 and newer

Citrix

7.0 and newer


important

We recommend that you use a DHCP server in your network to assign your ESET PROTECT VA an IP address. This IP address is necessary for access to the ESET PROTECT VA configuration web interface. If you do not have a DHCP server in your network, you must Set static IP address.