ESET File Security for Linux / BSD / Solaris

Keep your network clean

ESET File Security for Linux, BSD, and Solaris
delivers uncompromised proactive protection for your Linux server.

Antivirus for Linux, BSD, and Solaris File Servers

Safeguard your Linux, BSD, and Solaris file servers with ESET File Security's real-time protection from known and emerging threats. With ESET, you will never have to choose between security and performance.

ESET | Linux Internet File Security System

ESET File Security for Linux/BSD/Solaris*, version 4 offers lightweight yet powerful protection for heavy-duty file servers based on the Unix platform. This product features ThreatSense®, the industry's most accurate proactive technology for detecting all types of malware.

ESET File Security delivers both on-demand and on-access real-time protection from known and unknown viruses, worms, trojans, spyware and other internet threats.

Key Benefits

Protection from the Unknown – ESET's award-winning ThreatSense® scanning engine efficiently stops both known threats and new threats as they are released.

Stability and Effectiveness – Thanks to the optimized daemon and intelligent partial scanning technique.

Easy to Manage – Via the intuitive, web-based interface.

Smaller Update Packages – The optimized scanning engine decreases the size of update packages and the overall system load.

Broad Platform Coverage – Supported platforms now include Solaris™ 10, NetBSD® 4, FreeBSD® 6, 7 and 8, Linux® Kernel 2.2, 2.4 and 2.6.


Key Features

On-demand Scanner – Scan selected directories or drives via the command line or set up periodic scanning tasks.

On-access Scanner – Monitor all files used by the OS or applications in real time.

Centralized ManagementESET Remote Administrator enables you to manage and modify security settings for endpoints and servers throughout your network from a single intuitive console.

Web interface – Easy-to-use alternative to command-line management interface.

Pre-defined Actions – Define default actions, such as "clean", "discard", "defer", "accept", or "reject" to be applied based on the scan result of an object, eliminating user intervention.

User-Specific Configuration – Set specific parameters for the scanning engine based on user identity or group.

Scheduler – Set multiple tasks and actions for various program components, simplifying software administration.

Support for Free BSD 8.x: Added support for this highly demanded OS. NEW

ESET Remote Administrator

With ESET Remote Administrator, you can easily manage tens or thousands of Windows®, Mac®, Linux™ or mobile endpoints from a single console. Apply policies and rules, monitor detections and remotely configure from any networked computer. ESET removes the complexity and repetition from server and endpoint security administration.

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System Requirements

Processor Architecture
Intel and AMD x86/x64

Operating Systems

Linux – Kernel version 2.6.x or higher; glibc 2.3.6 or higher
Dazuko kernel module 2.0.0 or higher (optional)

FreeBSD* - Version 6.x, 7.x or 8.x
NetBSD* - Version 4.x
Sun Solaris* - Version 10

*32-bit processor support

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Product Info

  • Support – Stay up-to-date with the latest product and technical information, including FAQ, installation videos, and more.
  • Changelog – Browse recent product versions and history of changes including fixes and enhancements.
  • Business Case Studies – See how ESET products perform in real business environments.



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