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Create dynamic group templates in ESET Remote Administrator (6.x)

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https://support.eset.com/kb3741

Issue

  • Detect client computers without ESET endpoint solutions installed

Solution

Automatically deploy ESET solutions to unprotected clients

Dynamic groups can be used in combination with tasks to distribute ESET Endpoint Security or ESET Endpoint Antivirus to unprotected client computers. Click here for step-by-step instructions.

 

Permissions changes in ESET Remote administrator 6.5 and later

Before proceeding, please note important changes to user access rights and permissions in the latest versions of ESET Remote Administrator.

 

 

A user must have the following permissions for their home group:

Functionality Read Use Write
Dynamic Groups Templates 

Once these permissions are in place, follow the steps below.

  1. Open ESET Remote Administrator Web Console (ERA Web Console) in your web browser and log in.
  2. Click Admin  → Dynamic Group Templates.
  3. Select an existing dynamic group Template and click Edit Template to edit it, or click New Template to create a new dynamic group Template. In the following example, we'll create a template for a dynamic group that contains computers without ESET endpoint solutions installed.

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  1. Type a name for your new dynamic group Template into the Name field.

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  1. Expand Expression, select NOR (All conditions have to be false) from the Operation drop-down menu and click + Add Rule. In addition to NOR, you can use the OR (at least one condition has to be true)NAND (At least one condition has to be false), and And (All conditions have to be true) operations to create custom expressions. An expression can contain multiple rules.

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  1. You can create rules to sort devices by a variety of criteria. Expand each section below for more information about each of the criteria you can sort by. Some criteria appear in multiple sections but sort devices using the same logic. 
View Dynamic Group Criteria

For example, expand Installed software, select Application name and then click OK.

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  1. Select contains from the drop-down menu and type ESET Endpoint into the blank field. This expression will recognize any application with a name that begins with ESET Endpoint.
  2. Click Finish when you are finished making changes. ERA will automatically recognize when a new computer meets the criteria defined in a Dynamic Group template and add it to the appropriate Dynamic Group.

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