ESET Remote Administrator Console

ESET Remote Administrator Console

ESET Remote Administrator Console allows you to manage ESET's products
 v5.3
5.3
12 Dec 2015
Review
 v5.2
5.2
29 Jun 2014
Review
 v5.1
5.1
8 Nov 2013
Review
 v5.0
5.0
30 May 2012
Review
 v5.0b
5.0 β
15 Mar 2012
 v4.0
4.0
21 Apr 2010
Review
 v4.0b
4.0 β
22 Dec 2009
 v3.1
3.1
15 May 2009
 v3.0
3.0
23 Dec 2008
 v3.0b
3.0 β
19 Nov 2008
 v2.0
2.0
2 Mar 2008
Editorial review

What's new

v5.3 [12 Dec 2015]
- Added: New remote installation method (WMI) and streamlined export process for WSUS and GPO deployments.
- Changed: Faster network scan thanks to configurable multi-threading.
- Added: System tray notification on new and unmanaged computers linked to remote installation wizard.
- Added: User friendly notification and temporary deactivation of firewall module for installation packages with applicable products.
- Added: Clickable interface for component-based installation.
- Added: Server allows relocation of installation package to local network share to save bandwidth in distant branches.
- Added: Remote installation of custom packages can collect optional output and transfer it back to server.
- Added: New server API extensions and command-line console including native 64-bit library variant.
- Changed: API library is now easier to link with other than C/C based projects.
- Added: Improved static and parametric group management.
- Added: Optional server license pool control.
- Added: Main console window allows hiding of any unused tab.
- Added: Time-limited policies.
- Added: Special handling for unexpected client duplicates and simplified deleting of locked clients.
- Added: Multiple console custom views.

v5.2 [29 Jun 2014]
- Added: API with documented source code and ERA Command-line Console (eraapi.dll and eracmd.exe)
- Added: Reports available to export to PDF
- Added: Retrieving Dual IP address using SysInspector reports (for machines behind a gateway or NAT)
- Added: Basic network actions from console (for example: Wake on LAN, Ping, Shutdown, RDP, and Message)
- Added: Log forwarding to Syslog (to enable log forwarding, some additional configuration is required)
- Improved: Remote deployment for Linux and Mac OS X
- Improved: Remote installation of custom package with redirected output to attach data as part of task details
- Fixed: Some server products are missing in the configuration template for program component update (PCU) mirror setup (ENU version only)
- Fixed: Logon Script installation type failure with pre-configured default credentials
- Fixed: Activating the notification “Test It” option might result in server crash
- Fixed: Incorrect time calculation during scheduled remote push installation
- Fixed: Upgrade from version 5.0.x could corrupt all saved search-tasks using Active Directory services
- Fixed: The client upgrade task might end with an error with many parallel installation instances

v5.1 [8 Nov 2013]
- Fixed: Hardening security of dashboard reports against HTML injections
- Fixed: Quarantined entries from ESET Mail/File/Gateway Security are not reported correctly to ESET Remote Administrator
- Fixed: Manually created search tasks in ESET Remote Administrator 5.0 are not correctly migrated when upgrading to ESET Remote Administrator 5.1.x
- Fixed: Parallel, remote upgrade task for multiple client endpoints terminates unexpectedly on some of the included endpoints
- Fixed: Update module returns inconsistent information on virus DB version
- Fixed: Several localization issues

v5.0 [30 May 2012]
- Web Dashboard for administrators - comprehensive overview of reports in your web browser
- Remote Installation - new design
- Protection Features - new task for managing protection features on clients
- Run Scheduled Task - new task to immediately trigger a scheduled task on a client
- User Manager - tool for managing accounts and passwords for console access
- HIPS tab - information about HIPS related events from clients
- Web Control tab - information about Web Control related events from clients
- Device Control tab - information about Device Control related events from clients
- Antispam tab - information about spam-related events from clients
- Greylist tab - information about Greylist related messages from clients
- Search for computers in the network - new search tasks and design
- Supports installation over previous ERA versions (4.x, 3.x) including data migration
- Reports - new reports, new design, support for web dashboards.

v4.0 [21 Apr 2010]
support for ESET Smart Security/ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4.2
- support for ESET Mail Security 4 for Microsoft Exchange Server
- support for Linux/Mac desktop security solution (ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4)
- support for ESET Mobile Security
- Remote Installation - new design
- Group Management - new design (Static groups, Parametric Groups, improved Active Directory synchronization)
- Filter - improved functionality (policy filters, static and parametric groups filters)
- Policies - new parameters in policy rules (support for parametric groups), import/export of policies and policy rules,
scheduler tasks merging, Policy Rules Wizard
- Notifications - support for parametric groups several minor improvements
- Centralized view on clients' quarantine (for v4 and higher ESS/EAV clients)
- Reports - support for static and parametric groups, new types of reports (mobile log, quarantine, firewall), new
templates
- Firewall rules merge wizard - wizard for merging rules created in learning mode
- Windows/Domain authentication of ERA Console user
- Windows Passive Cluster support
- Supports reinstallation of older ERA versions (3.x, 2.x, 1.x) including data migration support
- Communication encryption with AES-256

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