Installing SEPM

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SEPM is the management “server” application for SEP (Symantec Endpoint Protection) clients. I did the following steps to install.

To Resolve:

  1. Install Symantec Manager by following the wizard.

  2. Import the license

  3. Create groups: Office, Servers, Remote

  4. Clients – Group you want to set up password protection – Policies tab – Under Location-independent Policies and Settings – Password Settings.

  5. From here, it is installed. We have two options – deploy a fresh client or upgrade an existing client.

5a. To upgrade: Upgrade clients = Admin – Install Packages – Tasks – Upgrade clients with package

5b. To install clients through remote push –

Post install:

  1. Check definitions: Home – Endpoint Status – Windows Definitions – compare dates Latest from Manager / Latest From Symantec.

  2. Check backup settings: Admin – Servers – Local Site (My Site) – localhost – Tasks – Edit Database Properties – Backup Settings