System requirements and license information

Supported operating systems

For computers

  • Microsoft Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, SP1
  • macOS 10.12 and later
  • Ubuntu Desktop 20.04 LTS and 18.04 LTS 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, 8 64-bit with supported desktop environment installed
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 15 64-bit

For smartphones and tablets

  • Android 5 (Lollipop) and later
  • iOS 9 and later

For file servers

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2022, 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008, R2 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2012, 2008R2
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, 8
  • CentOS 7, 8
  • Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS, 20.04 LTS
  • Debian 9, 10, 11
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 12, 15
  • Oracle Linux 8
  • Amazon Linux 2

For mail servers

  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008
  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2011
  • IBM Domino 6.5.4 and newer
  • HCL Domino version 11, 12

For virtual environments

  • VMware vSphere 6.0, 6.5+, 6.7+ (vCenter Single Sign-On, vSphere Client/Web Client, vCenter Server, vCenter Inventory Service)
  • VMware NSX Manager 6.3+, 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2
  • VMware Guest Introspection 6.2.4+, 6.3+, 6.4+

For cloud applications protection

  • Subscription for Microsoft 365 to connect with the tenant (Exchange Online, OneDrive, SharePoint Online, Teams)

License information

Cloud and on-premises management included

Remote management platform is available as cloud-based or on-premises deployment. No need to buy or maintain additional hardware, reducing the total cost of ownership.

Flexible licensing

Mix and match your licenses as needed
ESET Unilicense covers all the bases, allowing you to mix and match endpoint protection without wasting a single license.

Add additional devices at any time
You can purchase licenses for additional computers, laptops, mobile devices and servers any time.

Transfer a license to another computer
You can transfer a valid ESET license to a completely new computer from the original one. In addition, you can switch from one OS to another.

Switch to a different platform at any time
It's easy to switch your protection from one platform to another at any point during the license term without having to purchase additional licenses.

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protected by ESET since 2016
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protected by ESET since 2016
more than 32,000 endpoints

T-com logo

ISP security partner since 2008
2 milion customer base

Mitsubishi logo

protected by ESET since 2017
more than 9,000 endpoints

protected by ESET since 2016
more than 4,000 mailboxes

Canon logo

protected by ESET since 2016
more than 32,000 endpoints

T-com logo

ISP security partner since 2008
2 million customer base

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Modern multilayered endpoint protection featuring strong machine learning and easy-to-use management.


Endpoint protection

All included components:
  • Management Console
  • Endpoint Protection
  • File Server Security
  • Full Disk Encryption
  • Advanced Threat Defense
  • Mail Security
  • Cloud App Protection
  • Extended Detection & Response
  • MDR services
  • Premium Support

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Endpoint protection

All included components:
  • Management Console
  • Endpoint Protection
  • File Server Security
  • Full Disk Encryption
  • Advanced Threat Defense
  • Mail Security
  • Cloud App Protection
  • Extended Detection & Response
  • MDR services
  • Premium Support

Complete, multilayered protection for endpoints, cloud applications & email, the #1 threat vector.


Endpoint protection

All included components:
  • Management Console
  • Endpoint Protection
  • File Server Security
  • Full Disk Encryption
  • Advanced Threat Defense
  • Mail Security
  • Cloud App Protection
  • Extended Detection & Response
  • MDR services
  • Premium Support

Extended detection and response (XDR) that delivers enterprise-grade visibility, threat hunting and response options.

Price available on request
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Endpoint protection

All included components:
  • Management Console
  • Endpoint Protection
  • File Server Security
  • Full Disk Encryption
  • Advanced Threat Defense
  • Mail Security
  • Cloud App Protection
  • Extended Detection & Response
  • MDR services
  • Premium Support

Airtight protection of your IT environment, with complete cyber risk management and world-class ESET expertise on call.

Price available on request
Leave us your contact details to receive an offer tailored for your company's needs.


Endpoint protection

All included components:
  • Management Console
  • Endpoint Protection
  • File Server Security
  • Full Disk Encryption
  • Advanced Threat Defense
  • Mail Security
  • Cloud App Protection
  • Extended Detection & Response
  • MDR Service
  • Premium Support

Multilayered email protection with zero-day threat defense.


Mail Security

All included components:
  • Management Console
  • Endpoint Protection
  • File Server Security
  • Full Disk Encryption
  • Advanced Threat Defense
  • Mail Security
  • Cloud App Protection
  • Extended Detection & Response
  • MDR services
  • Premium Support

Advanced protection for Microsoft 365 apps, with ultimate zero-day threat defense.


Mail Security for Exchange Online

  • Antispam
  • Anti-Phishing
  • Anti-Malware
  • Advanced Threat DefenseNEW
  • Cloud-Based Console