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AUG 26 2020

Release announcement: ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux 7.1

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Dear all,

I want to inform you that ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux 7.1 has has been released.

We've implemented Device Control functionality, added support for new versions of currently supported distributions as well as added new distribution: Suse Linux Enterprise Desktop 15. We've also fixed reported issues and improved currently implemented command-line tools. 

Release details:

Release date: 26 August 2020

Product: ESET Endpoint Antivirus for Linux


Type: Service Release

Availability: Global excl. Japan

Release notes:

  • New: Device Control with blocking of USB drives, external CD/DVD drives, SD/MMC/CF-cards
  • New: "lsdev" command-line utility which shows a list of available devices for device control, helping to create a device control rules
  • New: Support for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
  • New: Support for RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8
  • New: Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop (SLED) 15
  • Improved: "lic" command-line utility shows more detailed information about the activation status
  • Changed: "upd" command-line utility returns different and additional exit codes based on modules update
  • Changed: "odscan" command-line utility returns different exit codes based on the result of the on-demand scan
  • Fixed: Handling of long file system paths in real-time protection
  • Fixed: Desktop notification system could not start in certain scenarios
  • Other bug fixes and optimizations
  • Known issue: Device control does not support internal CD/DVD drives yet


Builds can be downloaded from official channels

Sha1 for verification:

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  • 17fd60f8e3ead85f10b81527a84131fda0537547  eea-
  • 44cc575adb5281f766730130a1aced194137f516  eea-