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RD Sensor installation - Windows


WinPcap—use the latest WinPcap version (4.1.0 and later)

Network should be properly configured (appropriate ports open, incoming communication not being blocked by a firewall, etc.)

ESET PROTECT Server is reachable

ESET Management Agent must be installed on the local computer to support all program features fully


If there are multiple network segments, Rogue Detection Sensor must be installed separately on each network segment to produce a comprehensive list of all devices on the whole network.


Follow the steps below to install the RD Sensor component on Windows:


Ensure to meet all the installation prerequisites listed above.

1.Visit the ESET PROTECT download section to download a standalone installer for this ESET PROTECT component (rdsensor_x86.msi or rdsensor_x64.msi).

2.Double-click the RD Sensor installer file to begin the installation.

3.Accept the EULA and click Next.

4.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).

5.Select the installation location for RD Sensor and click Next > Install.

6.ESET Rogue Detection Sensor will start after installation completes.

You can find the Rogue Detection Sensor log file in Log files: C:\ProgramData\ESET\Rogue Detection Sensor\Logs\