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Offline installation scenario for ESET PROTECT

To install ESET PROTECT and its components in environments without access to the internet, follow the high-level installation instructions (with ESET PROTECT installed on Windows).

On a computer with an internet connection

1.Create a shared network folder.

2.Download the following installers to the shared folder:

ESET PROTECT All-in-one installer

A supported JDK package (required for the Web Console).

ESET Management Agent installer

ESET security product installers (for example, ESET Endpoint Security)

On an offline Windows computer in the same local network

1.Copy the installers from the network shared folder to an offline Windows computer where you want to install ESET PROTECT.

2.Install the JDK package.

3.Install ESET PROTECT on Windows using the All-in-one installer. Choose Activate later during installation.

4.Activate ESET PROTECT with an offline license.

5.Deploy ESET Management Agent to computers in your offline environment via agent live installer. Modify the installation script to use the new URL to access the agent installation package from the shared network folder.

6.Deploy ESET security products to workstations using a Software Install task. Select <Choose package> and provide a custom URL for the installation package from the local repository.

7.Activate managed endpoints with an offline license.

8.Disable ESET LiveGrid®.


We highly recommend that you keep the offline ESET infrastructure updated by using a local update repository. Update ESET security product modules regularly. If modules are not updated, the ESET PROTECT Web Console flags computers as Not updated. To mute this Web Console warning, click the computer in the list and select Mute from the context menu.

For instructions to upgrade ESET PROTECT, see Upgrade ESET PROTECT components in an offline environment.