All-in-one installation of ESET PROTECT Server

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Note

Another alternative is to deploy a pre-configured ESET PROTECT Virtual Appliance (if you use a hypervisor).

If you are upgrading from a previous version of ESET PROTECT, ESMC 7 or ERA 6, follow these instructions.

The ESET PROTECT All-in-one installer is available for Windows operating systems only. The All-in-one installer allows you to install all ESET PROTECT components using the ESET PROTECT installation Wizard.

1.Open the installation package. On the Welcome screen, use the Language drop-down menu to adjust the language settings. Click Next to proceed.

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2.Select Install and click Next.

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3.Deselect the check box next to Participate in product improvement program if you do not agree to send crash reports and telemetry data to ESET. If the check box is left selected, telemetry data and crash reports will be sent to ESET. After accepting the EULA, click Next.

4.Select the applicable components to install and click Next.

hmtoggle_plus0Microsoft SQL Server Express
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5.If you have selected Add custom HTTPS certificate for Webconsole, click Browse and select a valid Certificate (.pfx or .p12 file) and type its Passphrase (or leave the field blank if there is no passphrase). The certificate will be installed on your Tomcat server and used for Web Console access. Click Next to continue.

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6.If errors are found during the prerequisites check, address them accordingly. Make sure your system meets all prerequisites.

hmtoggle_plus0.NET v4 is not installed
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hmtoggle_plus0ESET Remote Administrator 5.x or older is installed on the machine

7.When the prerequisites check is complete and your environment meets all requirements, the installation will begin. Be aware that installation can take over an hour depending on your system and network configuration.

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Note

When installation is in progress, the ESET PROTECT installation Wizard is unresponsive.

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8.If you chose to install Microsoft SQL Server Express in step 4, a database connection check will be performed. If you have an existing database server, you will be prompted to enter your database connection details:

hmtoggle_plus0Configure conection to SQL/MySQL Server

9.You will be prompted to enter a password for the Web Console Administrator account. This password is important–you will use it to log into the ESET PROTECT Web Console. Click Next.

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10. Leave the fields as they are or type in your corporate information to appear in the details of the ESET Management Agent and the ESET PROTECT Server certificates. If you choose to enter a password in the Authority password field, be sure to remember it. Click Next.

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11. Enter the valid License Key (included in the new purchase email you received from ESET) and click Next. If you are using legacy license credentials (Username and Password), convert the credentials to a License Key. Alternatively, you can choose to Activate later. If you choose Activate later, see the Activation chapter for additional instructions.

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12. The installation progress will be displayed.

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13. If you selected to install the Rogue Detection Sensor, you will see the installation windows for WinPcap driver. Make sure to select the check box Automatically start the WinPcap driver at boot time.

14. When the installation is complete, "ESET PROTECT components were installed successfully" will be displayed in addition to your ESET PROTECT Web Console URL address. Click the URL to open the Web Console, or click Finish.

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If the installation is not successful:

Review the installation log files in the All-in-one installation package. The logs directory is the same as the directory for the All-in-one installer, for example:
C:\Users\Administrator\Downloads\x64\logs\

See Troubleshooting for additional steps to resolve your issue.