All-in-one installation on Windows

ESET PROTECT can be installed in a few different ways, choose the type of installation that best suits your needs and environment. The simplest method is to use the ESET PROTECT All-in-one installer. This method allows you to install ESET PROTECT and its components on a single machine.

Component installation allows for the installation of different components of ESET PROTECT on different machines. This gives you more freedom to customize your installation - you can install each component on any machine you want, provided that it meets system requirements.

You can install ESET PROTECT using:

All-in-one package installation of ESET PROTECT Server, Apache HTTP Proxy or Mobile Device Connector

Stand-alone installers for ESET PROTECT components (component installation)

Custom installation scenarios include:

Installation with Custom certificates

Installation on a Failover Cluster

Many installation scenarios require you to install different ESET PROTECT components on different machines to accommodate network architectures, meet performance requirements, or for other reasons. The following installation packages are available for individual ESET PROTECT components:

Core components


ESET PROTECT Web Console - You can install the ESET PROTECT Web Console on a different computer than the computer where the ESET PROTECT Server is installed.

ESET Management Agent (must be installed on client computers, optional on ESET PROTECT Server)

Optional components

RD Sensor

Mobile Device Connector

Apache HTTP Proxy

Mirror Tool

For instructions to upgrade ERA to the latest ESET PROTECT 8.0, see our upgrade procedures.