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See Supported upgrade and migration paths to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.x. What about upgrading Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac to a newer version? As of version 14, you can uninstall through the menu. It is not possible to convert a Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac client to User Mode. How can I lock down settings for Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac clients? There are not many changes that the end user can make, but if you want to prevent them from disabling Auto-Protect or Network Threat Protection (intrusion prevention), make sure their group is set to Server Control: In the Virus and Spyware policy, under Mac Settings, for File System Auto-Protect, click on the padlock to lock it.Can I use Upgrade Groups with Package (auto-upgrade)? Auto-Upgrade is supported as of 14, but cannot be used to upgrade from 12.1. Click on the shield icon, and then click Uninstall. Since a restart is required to complete uninstallation, you should save all open work before you begin. In latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection, Virus and Spyware Protection and Network Threat Protection can be disabled/re-enabled by unloading/loading the Sym Daemon service: sudo launchctl unload /Library/Launch Daemons/com.symantec.symdaemon.*plist sudo launchctl load /Library/Launch Daemons/com.symantec.symdaemon.*plist # the asterisk in daemon pathnames will accommodate suffix variations - SEP 12.1.x uses .plist and SEP 14.0 uses . Is Location Awareness supported for Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac? Location Awareness was introduced for Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac clients in version 12.1. Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac clients: User Mode or Computer Mode? In the Intrusion Prevention policy, click Intrusion Prevention, and then click the padlock to lock the settings. For a major update to Mac OS X on a client system (from OS X 10.11 to OS X 10.12, for example), upgrade the Symantec Endpoint Protection client to the version that is compatible with the newer operating system, and then upgrade the operating system. Although Symantec does not officially support Mac OS X Server, there are only minor differences between Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server; Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac will function and scan for threats as expected. Please see Compatibility between Symantec Endpoint Protection for Mac and versions of Mac OS X for specific Symantec Endpoint Protection version requirements. What if I wish to perform a major upgrade to Mac OS X with Symantec Endpoint Protection installed? For minor updates to Mac OS X, such as 10.12 to 10.12.2, the Symantec Endpoint Protection client can remain in place.If a client is not receiving updates automatically, follow this process.By default, the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager downloads content updates from the public Symantec Live Update servers.See Making sure that Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager has the latest content.
For specific Symantec Endpoint Protection version requirements, see Release notes, new fixes, and system requirements for all versions of Endpoint Protection. What are the requirements or pre-requisites for installing Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux? from RHEL 5 to RHEL 6), we require temporarily removing the Symantec Endpoint Protection client and cleanly reinstalling the compatible version after upgrade to avoid possible corruption to logs and Symantec Endpoint Protection components. What if I want to upgrade Symantec Endpoint Protection to a newer version? See Supported upgrade and migration paths to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.x. Can I use the feature Upgrade Groups with Package (auto-upgrade) for Linux machines? Server shows the IP address or hostname of the management server. Even though the command can be sent, these features are not supported for Symantec Endpoint Protection for Linux clients. How can I disable/enable the Symantec Endpoint Protection client on Linux? In latest version of Symantec Endpoint Protection, Virus and Spyware Protection can be disabled/re-enabled with the following commands: Q. This is a change in the scanning behavior from Symantec Antivirus (SAV) for Linux, which scanned symbolic links by default.
This article describes how to download and update definitions for Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) clients using files.
In a managed environment, the Daily Certified or Rapid Release file can be used to update virus definitions for the SEP client.
Ensure that sufficient disk space is available in /opt/ and /tmp/.
According to recent testing with Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU6, total pre-installation space requirements are about 9GB for /opt/ and 1.5GB for /tmp/.