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How to install Seqrite Endpoint Security Server Console EPS Version 8.1 Console via OVA File

24-03-2023 12:44:15

Overview: This document describes the standard steps to Install Seqrite Endpoint Security 8.1 Console via OVA File.

System Requirements:
Please refer below link to ensure you have adequate system requirements in place, to begin with Installation.

Installing Seqrite EPS 8.1 Console Server

1. Download the setup of Seqrite Endpoint Security Server Console from the following link:
2. Enter the 20-digit product key and click Submit to download the setup/installer.

3. Click ‘Download for Virtual Box over Windows’. ESP console OVA Setup file will get downloaded.

4. Download and install Oracle VM VirtualBox on Windows machine.
5. Open the VirtualBox.
6. Go to File > Import Appliance.
You need to select a virtual appliance file to import. Click Browse and select EPS8.1_OVA file.
8. Click Next and follow the wizard.
9. Click Import.

When the Import is complete, VirtualBox creates VM with CentOS. On this, you will configure the
pre-installed EPS 8.1 server.

10. Start the VM.
The Network Error prompt appears.
11. Click Change Network Settings. The network settings window appears.

The network adapter details of the system appear.

Click OK.

OVA is deployed successfully on the VM.

12. Click Start icon to start the VM.

The VM is ready for use.

Configuring EPS Server

1. On the VM, login with the given credentials.
Note: It is recommended to change the password after installing the EPS server.
2. Provide the following details one after another and hit [Enter].
• Static IP Address (Other than physical system and any other else used in same local network)
• Gateway
• Subnet mask

3. After internet connection is successful, enter Host name. Hit [Enter].

4. Software License agreement appears. Read the License Agreement carefully. Installation and usage of Seqrite Endpoint Security is subject to your formal acceptance of the Seqrite Endpoint Security end-user license terms and conditions. To continue, hit [Enter] or press R key to read more.

5. Terms & Conditions appear. To continue, hit [Enter] or press R key to read more. To continue, type A and hit [Enter] to accept the terms and conditions; D option is to decline. If you decline, the installation process is stopped.

Please wait till configuring the system for user, which may take 5 to 6 minutes.
6. The Proxy Settings screen appears. If you are using a proxy server to connect to the Internet, type 1 and hit enter.
If you want to continue without enabling Proxy Settings, type 2 and hit enter. The Proxy Setting information is used by EPS server for internet connectivity, activation and for downloading updates.
To enable and configure proxy settings:
a. Type the IP address of the proxy server or domain name (For example, proxy.yourcompany.com) and hit [Enter].
b. Type the port number of the proxy server (For example: 80) and hit [Enter].
c. Type 1 to Authenticate to connect through the Proxy server. Type 2 to continue without authentication.
d. Type User Name.
e. The success message appears if the connection to the proxy server is successful.
7. The Product Key screen appears. Enter the Product key in capital letters without the hyphen. The Product Key will be validated. The success message appears.

8. The Customer Information screen appears. Type information about the customer step by step. This information is important to activate Seqrite EPS on your machine.

Note: The maximum length for the First name is 50 characters.
9. The Authentication screen appears. Create Seqrite Endpoint Security administrator password to access the Web console and endpoint password to access the endpoint settings at the endpoint side.
a. Type in Administrator Email Address and hit [Enter] or you can continue with the Email address appeared. To continue, hit [Enter].
b. Type in your password and hit [Enter]. Type password again to confirm the password and hit [Enter]. You cannot view the typed password.
c. You can provide client credentials. This is optional. Type 1 to specify client credentials and hit [Enter]. Type in client password and hit [Enter]. Type client password again to confirm the password and hit [Enter]. You cannot view the typed password.
d. This helps prevent unauthorized users from accessing the Web console and make changes in your settings or remove the endpoints.
e. Type 2 to continue without providing client credentials and hit [Enter].
10. The installation summary screen appears. Activation and Server Configuration data is displayed. Please note the EPS console URL.
a. Type 1 to save summary file and hit [Enter].
b. Type 2 to continue without saving and hit [Enter].

11. The installation process starts. Tenant onboarding starts. Success screen appears.
a. Type Y to continue using the system and hit [Enter].
b. Type N to log out and hit [Enter].

12. If you enter Y, the following screen appears.

13. Enter your choice and hit [Enter].

Log on to EPS Server

1. Paste the console access URL in any browser. Example: https:///login/eps

Supported Web Browsers:
- Google Chrome 62, 63, 64 or 65
- Mozilla Firefox 56, 57, 58, 59, 62, 64 or 65
- Microsoft Edge.
2. Provide the credentials.
Seqrite Endpoint Security console is ready to use.

Exiting the set up
You can exit from the set-up process by pressing the Control C keys.
A confirmation message will appear. Again, press the Control C keys to exit the setup.

Please contact Seqrite Technical Support for more assistance.