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Server prerequisites - Windows

You must meet the following prerequisites 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.

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.

MS SQL Server Express installation requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4. You can install it using the Add Roles and Features Wizard: