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

You must have a valid license.


Microsoft .NET Framework 4 must be installed; you can install it using the Add Roles and Features Wizard.


The ESET PROTECT Web Console requires Java/OpenJDK (64-bit).



Starting January 2019, Oracle JAVA SE 8 public updates for business, commercial or production use require a commercial license. If you do not purchase a JAVA SE subscription, you can transition to a no-cost alternative. See the supported versions of JDK.


ESET PROTECT supports two types of database servers: Microsoft SQL and MySQL. We recommend that you use Microsoft SQL Server Express 2019 included with ESET PROTECT All-in-one installer for Windows. If you already have a database server and you want to use it for ESET PROTECT, ensure it meets database requirements.


The ESET PROTECT Web Console can be run in the following web browsers:

oMozilla Firefox

oMicrosoft Edge

oGoogle Chrome




For the best experience with the ESET PROTECT Web Console we recommend that you keep your web browsers updated.