Server prerequisites - Windows

The following prerequisites must be met to install the ESET PROTECT Server on Windows:

You must have a valid license key.

You must have a supported Windows operating system.

The required ports must be open and available—see the complete list of ports here.

The supported database server and connector (Microsoft SQL Server or MySQL) are installed and running. We recommend that you review the database server configuration details (Microsoft SQL Server or MySQL) to have the database properly configured for use with ESET PROTECT. Read our Knowledgebase article to set up your database and database user for both MS SQL and MySQL.

ESET PROTECT Web Console installed to manage the ESET PROTECT Server.

Microsoft .NET Framework 4 must be installed; you can install it using the Add Roles and Features Wizard (as shown below). The .NET framework is required only for MS SQL Server Express installation.