Antivirus protection for Linux

ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for Linux Desktop

Powerful cross-platform antimalware protection for Linux desktop systems.

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Proven, powerful protection for Linux and other platforms

Keep your systems running smoothly 24/7 with powerful protection against cross-platform and emerging threats. Built on ESET’s award-winning ThreatSense scanning engine, this solution delivers real-time protection with no system slowdowns. Shield your computers, data and users from cyber threats of all kinds, including those carried by removable devices or designed to evade detection. Easily deploy, run tasks, set up policies, collect logs, get notifications and review overall security via Remote Administrator, a single web-based management console.


Multiple layers of security for comprehensive coverage

Malware removal

Antimalware protection
Antivirus/antispyware protects Linux desktops and scans into multiple layers of compressed files to eliminate known and emerging viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, spam, and other Internet threats.

Removable media

Removable media access control
Enables scanning and complete blocking of removable media, including CD-ROM drives, FireWire or USB ports to minimize risk of infection or data loss.

Scanning options
On-demand, scheduled, and on-access scanning delivers complete coverage, regardless of what computing task you’re doing.

Remote management

Manage multiple endpoints from a single location with Remote Administrator

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Remote installation and updates
Easily install remotely and set up automatic signature and scanning engine updates.

Policy management

Comprehensive policy management
Use the intuitive Policy Manager to easily customize rules or save time by using default policies.

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Advanced client management
Create and organize static and dynamic client groups with different parameters for populating the groups, and remediate security problems more quickly.

Delayed update

Update rollback
Roll back virus signature and module updates and freeze updates as desired; address incompatibilities or other system disruptions.

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Low management overhead
Roll out, update and manage all endpoints from a single console to reduce IT workload.

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Review security status
Monitor incidents such as client status, virus outbreaks or network attacks; review new client events, finished tasks, license expiration and more.

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Remote installation and updates
Review comprehensive statistics, including malware logs, quarantine, or firewall events. Extract additional info via the integrated ESET SysInspector tool.

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Delayed updates
Schedule delayed virus signature and module updates to ensure optimal implementation within your environment.


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System Requirements

  • Operating Systems:
    RedHat, Debian, Ubuntu, Suse, Fedora and Mandriva and majority of other RPM and DEB package manager based distributions.
    kernel 2.6 or newer
    GNU C Library 2.3 or newer
    GTK+ 2.6 or newer
    LSB 3.1 compatibility recommended

  • Compatible with ESET Remote Administrator 5

    Note: See the latest information about compatibility with ESET Remote Administrator 6

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