Our new licensing system makes it easy to monitor license status and usage from a flexible, web-based interface.
Industry-standard License Key
We are replacing Username & Password combinations with industry-standard License Keys. All business solutions and bundles now use just one License Key for all included products.
Automatic license update
License upgrades, renewals or any other changes are updated automatically.
Administrators can group multiple licenses under one account to make license management more convenient.
New ESET License Administrator
The new web-based ESET License Administrator offers enhanced visibility of your license usage in real-time.
For customers seeking more granular control and reporting of their ESET licenses,
we offer the new cloud-based ESET License Administrator.
Ensures compatibility with new products
ESET License Administrator offers a convenient way to convert Username & Password combinations into a License Key for use with new ESET products.
Real-time status and usage
The new ESET License Administrator offers enhanced visibility to license status & real-time usage.
Deactivating and reallocating licenses
License owners can deactivate individual licenses from non-active clients to make the seat available again.
License distribution and merging
Authorize a third party to distribute licenses or merge licenses from multiple customers under one account.
Offline license files
Retrieve license files for legacy products, including offline license files for products used in environments without Internet connectivity.
See how licensing works with our newest generation of business products and the new ESET Remote Administrator 6.
ESET Remote Administrator 5:
|ESET Endpoint Security for Windows||5.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Windows||5.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for Mac OS X||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for Linux Desktop||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET Smart Security Business Edition||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET Endpoint Security for Android||1.x||Username/Password|
|ESET Mobile Security Business Edition||1.x||Username/Password|
|ESET File Security for Windows Server||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET File Security for Microsoft Windows Server Core||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET File Security for Linux/BSD/Solaris||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange Server||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET Mail Security for Linux/BSD/Solaris||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET Mail Security for IBM Lotus Domino||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET Security for Kerio Connect||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET Security for Kerio Control||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET Gateway Security for Linux/BSD/Solaris||4.x & older||Username/Password|
|ESET Security for Microsoft SharePoint Server||4.x||Username/Password|
ESET Remote Administrator 6:
|ESET Endpoint Security for Windows||6.x & 5.x||6.x - License Key
5.x - Username/Password
|ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Windows||6.x & 5.x||6.x - License Key
5.x - Username/Password
|ESET Endpoint Security for OS X||6.x||License Key|
|ESET Endpoint Antivirus for OS X||6.x||License Key|
|ESET Endpoint Security for Android||2.x||License Key|
|ESET File Security for Windows Server||6.x||License Key|
A unique string in the format XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX is used for identification of the license owner and activation of the license.
A short string used to identify the license to a 3rd party (for example, the Security Admin responsible for the Unit/Seat distribution).
receives an email with the following license information: license key, public license ID, username/password. The license owner is able to authorize the seat distribution for the security admin (who identifies himself based on email address and password).
ESET License Administrator
A web-based solution to manage licenses, either as a License Owner, or as a Security Admin. You can monitor your licenses and activated units and observe license events such as expiration, usage and authorization.
ESET License Administrator Password
This is a password generated for each license that is necessary for user authentication upon login to ESET License Administrator. If you have your License Key, you will be prompted to enter a password to access the information about your selected license and perform actions via the ESET License Administrator interface. For new customers, an ESET License Administrator password will be automatically generated upon order / activation of their license, and sent to the contact e-mail address in a separate e-mail to ensure security.
License Username and Password
These are credentials used to activate previous generations of ESET security products. Using ESET License Administrator, you can convert License Key to Username and Password to use with older products, and conversely convert Username and Password to a License Key to be used with new generations of ESET security products:
• Convert Username/Password to License Key
• Convert License Key to Username/Password
manages the licenses and can be different from the actual License Owner. The License Owner can delegate a license to the Security Admin (authorize him/her) and upon acceptance, the Security Admin can manage it. The Security Admin can use the license to activate ESET products (associate seats).
Product *. lic file
This is an automatically generated digitally signed file used to activate an ESET product to provide the following license information:
• License files - If a license allows you to download a license file (.lic) and a Username and Password, those credentials can be used to activate older products.
• Offline license files - If a license allows you to download an offline license file (.lf) - that file can be used to perform offline activation. The number of offline licenses will be subtracted from the total number of available licenses.