Configuration tasks are used to modify protection settings on
client workstations. These tasks are delivered to client
workstations in configuration packages which contain the
modification parameters. The .xml files
created in the ESET Configuration Editor or exported from clients
are also compatible with configuration tasks. The example below
demonstrates how to create a configuration task that changes the
username and password on target computers. Any switches and options
not used in this example will follow at the end of this
First, designate the workstations to which the task is to be
delivered. Mark those workstations in the Clients pane in ERAC.
||Right-click any of the selected workstations and select
New Task > Configuration Task from the context menu.
||The Configuration for Clients window
will open, which serves as a configuration task wizard. You
can specify the source of the configuration file by clicking
Create..., Select..., or Create from Template...
||Click the Create button to open the
ESET Configuration Editor and specify the configuration to be
applied. Navigate to ESET Smart Security,
ESET NOD32 Antivirus > Update Module > Profile
> Setup > Username and Password.
||Insert the ESET-supplied username and password and click
Console on the right to return to the
task wizard. The path to the package is displayed in the
||If you already have a configuration file that contains the
desired modifications, click Select, find
the file and assign it to the configuration task.
||Alternatively, you can click Create from Template, select the
.xml file and make changes if
||To view or edit the configuration file that you have just
created or edited, click the View or
||Click Next to proceed to the
Select Clients window which shows
the workstations to which the task will be delivered. In this step,
you can add more clients (or 2 from selected Servers or Groups).
Click Next to proceed to the next
||The last dialog window, Task Report shows a preview of the
configuration task. Enter a name or description for the task
(optional). The Apply task after option can be used to set
the task to run after a specified date/time. The Delete tasks automatically by cleanup if successfully
completed option deletes all tasks which have been
successfully delivered to target workstations.
||Click Finish to register the task to