ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop FAQ

KB Solution ID: SOLN2630|Last Revised: January 28, 2014
  1. What is ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop?
    ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop is ESET's anti-malware solution for desktop computers running Linux. It provides cross-platform protection against Linux, Windows, and Mac malware. Cross-platform endpoint protection is administered through one console to simplify management and compliance.
     
  2. Is there a Linux ESET security product for home users?
    Yes, ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition and Home Edition are both available. Visit the ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 for Linux Desktop FAQ for information on the home edition.
     
  3. Where can I purchase and download ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop?
    The business product is available for purchase at http://www.eset.com/business/medium/nod32-antivirus-linux and can be downloaded from the ESET Download page. You can also contact your local distributor or reseller to purchase the product.
     
  4. How do I install ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop?
    See the following ESET Knowledgebase article for detailed instructions on installing: How do I Download and Install ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop?
     
  5. Is there a trial version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop?
    Yes, you can try ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop free for 30 days. Visit the Trial Download page for more information.
     
  6. Does ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop support SELinux?
    We do not guarantee 100% compatibility with SELinux and we recommend disabling SELinux with ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 for Linux Desktop installed. Please note that once disabled, it should not be enabled again after installation. For more information, visit the following ESET Knowledgebase article: Is ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 for Linux Desktop compatible with SELinux?
     
  7. Does ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop block access to removable media?
    Yes, the Linux for Desktop products can block all access to removable media such as USB flash drives, HotPlug, FireWire, external hard drives and CD/DVD. The option to allow all or block all removable media is found in the application preferences menu (F5) under Miscellaneous.
     
  8. Which versions of Linux are supported?
    ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop runs on the following distributions: Debian, Fedora, Mandriva, Red Hat, SuSE, Ubuntu and most RPM and DEB package manager based distributions.

    Other system requirements:

    32-bit x86 or 64-bit x64 AMD, Intel
    kernel >= 2.6
    GNU C Library 2.3 or newer
    GTK+ 2.6 or newer
    LSB 3.1 compatibility recommended
     
  9. How do I remotely manage ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop?
    ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop can be remotely managed through ESET Remote Administrator. For more information see the ESET Remote Administrator Installation Manual and User Guide. Remote installation for ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop can be performed using 3rd party deployment software such as LANDesk after the creation of a remote installation package.

    Click here for illustrated steps on how to create a remote installation package
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  10. I am using dual-boot software, do I need separate licenses for my Linux operating system and for my Windows operating system?
    Yes, you will need to purchase ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop and an ESET security product for Windows.
     
  11. How do I purchase licenses for my business which runs both PC and Linux?
    ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop licensing and seat count is the same as for our Windows products. However, Small Business Bundles for Linux are not available.
     
  12. What languages will be available for ESET NOD32 Antivirus 4 Business Edition for Linux Desktop?
    The general release will be localized into all standard languages. In the North American region, French Canadian and Spanish version will be available in addition to English. You will select your preferred language from the drop-down menu of available languages at the time of download.

 

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