Maintain a Clean Network
Reinforce security on mission critical fileservers to prevent
penetration and server downtime.

Keep your Linux, BSD & Solaris file servers safe from recognized and emerging threats
by harnessing the power of ESET File Security’s real-time defense.
Network and other IT administrators no longer need to make the choice between safety and performance.

What's New


Web Interface (WWWI) NEW

ESET File Security’s new web interface allows even more comprehensive and detailed parameter options.



Updated Scheduler NEW

To help improve user productivity, File Security’s new scheduler allows for the creation and execution of multiple tasks and actions, enabling a more hands-off approach to administration.




Support for Free BSD 8 NEW

ESET File Security now fully supports the BSD 8 operating system due to high customer demand.



Improved Scanning Core NEW

ESET has taken File Security for Linux/BSD/Solaris to the next level with the inclusion of the formidable ThreatSense® scanning engine, best known as a core component of the award-winning ESET NOD32 Antivirus software.



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Scan on request.

Specific directories or drives can be scanned directly from the command line and intermittent scanning is also possible.



On-access Scanner

Continuous live monitoring of all operating system files and applications.



Centralized Management

ESET Remote Administrator allows absolute control over all ESET security solutions in use on a network. Manage security on endpoints, servers and mobile devices from a single console.




Pre-defined Actions

The ability to define certain default actions, for example “clean”, “discard”, “accept”, “defer”, or “reject” based on the result of an object scan, adds an additional layer of automation to ESET File Security.

User-Specific Configuration

If you have multiple user identities or groups on your system, the scanning engine can be given specific parameters for each one, greatly improving security.



Protect Yourself from Emerging Threats

The award-winning ThreatSense scanning engine by ESET keeps you safe by eliminating not only recognized threats, but even emerging threats that have not yet been defined or indexed.




Stability and Effectivity

With a goal of greatly improving security, ESET has done major optimization on the File Security daemon.



Easy to Manage

ESET File Security’s instinctive, web-based interface makes management of your ESET File Security software a breeze.



Smaller Update Packages

Very compact updates ensure their swift deployment and an inconsequential impact on system resources.



Broad Platform Coverage

ESET File Security for Linux / BSD / Solaris now supports an even wider range of platforms, including NetBSD® 4, FreeBSD® 6, 7 and 8, Linux® Kernel 2.2, 2.4 and 2.6, and SUN Solaris 10.



Free Inclusion of ESET Remote Administrator

Every licensed copy of ESET File Security for Linux / BSD / Solaris includes a copy of
ESET Remote Administrator Remote Administrator allows complete management of endpoint security from a single console, including policy application, scheduling and running scans, managing updates and more.

ESET Remote Administrator in detail


ESET Remote Administrator


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Award-winning, Certified Protection
ESET’s security solutions have been highly acclaimed in the security community, having received many awards and distinctions, most notable of which is the record for most consecutive Virus Bulletin VB100 Awards. Learn more


System Requirements

Processor Architecture
Intel or AMD x86/x64

Operating Systems
Linux - Kernel version 2.6.x or higher; glibc 2.3.6 or higher
FreeBSD - Version 6.x, 7.x, 8.x & 9.x
NetBSD - Version 4.x
Sun Solaris - Version 10


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Product Info

  • Support - Keep up to date on the latest technical and product information. ESET’s wide range of support materials include installation videos, FAQ’s, manuals and more.
  • Changelog - Monitor product updates for bug fixes and augmentations as well as detailed information on new releases and change history.





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