ESET Security Management Center 7.2 reached End of Life

ESET PROTECT 8.x reached End of Life and 9.x–10.x have Limited Support

Migrate your ESET remote management infrastructure


You can directly upgrade to ESET PROTECT On-Prem 11.0 from ESET PROTECT On-Prem 9.0 and later.

A direct upgrade from the End of Life versions 7.2–8.x is possible, but it has not been tested and is not officially supported.


Install a new MySQL database server

a)Install a supported MySQL database server.

b)Configure the new MySQL Server and ODBC connector.

c)Verify that the new database server is present in your network and ensure you can access it on your local/remote server.


Install ESET PROTECT Server 11.0 on Linux

a)Verify your system meets all ESET PROTECT Server installation prerequisites.

b)Download the ESET PROTECT Linux standalone components (Agent, Server, Web Console). The installation files are available on the ESET website, in the ESET PROTECT Standalone Installers section.

c)To install ESET PROTECT On-Prem 11.0 Server and other components (Agent and Web Console), follow the Step-by-step ESET PROTECT Server installation on Linux section of the ESET PROTECT Install Online Help guide.


Apache HTTP Proxy users

Starting with ESET PROTECT On-Prem 10.0, ESET Bridge replaces Apache HTTP Proxy. Apache HTTP Proxy has reached Limited Support. If you use Apache HTTP Proxy, we recommend migrating to ESET Bridge.


Upgrade ESET Management Agents on all managed computers to version 11.0


If you are also using the MDM component, follow the MDM upgrade steps for the MDM component upgrade procedure before you upgrade the ESET Management Agents.

Follow the Upgrade to the latest ESET Management Agents using the Components Upgrade Task in ESET PROTECT Knowledgebase article.


Upgrade the ESET Endpoints to the latest version

Follow the instructions for your customers and/or endpoints; see Endpoints managed by ESET PROTECT On-Prem/ESMC/ERA.


We strongly recommend that you run the latest versions of supported operating systems on computers in your network.

You can use ESET PROTECT On-Prem to manage computers running unsupported Windows operating systems (for example, Windows Vista or Windows XP) with ESET products in Limited Support, but some remote management limitations may occur. We do not guarantee the functionality of earlier ESET products after they reach their End of Life.

Last updated: April 5, 2024

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