How do I upgrade ESET NOD32 Antivirus or ESET Smart Security Business Edition to ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server version 4.5?
- You have ESET NOD32 Antivirus or ESET Smart Security Business Edition installed on your server and want to upgrade to ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server (recommended)
I. Upload new license (.lic) files
Follow the instructions in the following ESET Knowledgebase article to upload your license file to the server: How do I update ESET Remote Administrator with a new license file? (if you have not upgraded or received your licenses for EFSW, contact your distributor or visit the ESET File Security FAQ for more information on upgrading).
II. Migrate configuration settings
To migrate configuration settings (for example, scheduled tasks, third-party application exclusions, etc.), see the following Knowledgebase article:
Continue to section III below for a typical upgrade to EFSW. EFSW includes automatic detection and exclusion of critical server files and all of the required exclusions will be automatically set based on installed software and server roles (on restart).
III. Uninstall ESET NOD32 Antivirus or ESET Smart Security Business Edition
Uninstall ESET NOD32 Antivirus or ESET Smart Security Business Edition.
- Restart the server and then proceed to part IV.
IV. Download EFSW
Click the appropriate link below to download EFSW:
32-bit download 64-bit download
- Select Save and save the file to the Desktop.
V. Install EFSW
- Begin the installation.
For illustrated instructions on manually installing EFSW, visit the following ESET Knowledgebase article: How do I install ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server?
- For instructions on using ESET Remote Administrator to push install EFSW to your server(s), see the following Knowledgebase article: How do I push install to client(s) using ESET Remote Administrator?