Questions tagged [symantec-endpoint-protection]

Antivirus and Intrusion Detection/Prevention client from Symantec. Can be either managed or unmanaged by SEPM (SEP Manager)

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symantec endpoint protection geo blocking

How can I create a firewall rule that will only allow RDP connections from my country (on specified port) ? All the rest will be blocked. I am using Symantec Endpoint Protection 14.0 RU1 build 3929....
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Host infected or NATing for or normal protection service?

As part of my Apache logs, I can frequently observe a sequence of consecutive GET like : 46.235.158.196 - Requesting a file Some other host requesting the exact same file within the same second with ...
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Why is svchost.exe showing up in Symantec Endpoint Protection as a threat from local server hitting a local web server nonstop?

I'm having a problem where I have a local server machine that shouldn't have anything to do with our local web server, but yet the web server's Symantec Endpoint protection is showing the local server ...
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Symantec Messaging Gateway brightmail

our Symantec Messaging Gateway birghtmail broke yesterday, the issue no one can login into the script I'm just a normal tech at medium clinic, our system administrator rank quit the job, and now ...
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Can I “prime the pump” for Symantec Endpoint Protection Liveupdate?

I have a secure network firewalled from the Internet. I have about 25 linux machines running Symantec Endpoint Protection on this network, connected by a small (2Mb/s) link to my company's "central" ...
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Installing Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) client using both GPO & Remote Push - Nothing is working

I have an Organizational Unit called Computers in Active Directory. In this OU, I have all the workstations on which I want to install SEP client. I extracted the msi file and made a network share. ...
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How do I delete the DMP files from Symantec Endpoint Protection's Data Install directory?

I have Symantec Endpoint Protection on our server at the directory is full of 1GB DMP files going back 6 months, which has filled the server's disk. I can't seem to be able to delete these files: I'...
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SEPM embedded database stuck on “Starting”

I have recently upgraded SEPM (Symantec endpoint protection manager) from 12.1.4 to 12.1.5. Upgrade completed successfully however the 'Symantec Embedded database' service stuck on 'Starting' status. ...
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Symantec LiveUpdate Location Based Bandwidth Throttling

I have been lumped with our Symantec Endpoint responsibilities, and would like to look at fixing a long term issue we've been having of LiveUpdate smashing the links to our smaller sites. I've done a ...
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Hyper-V Replication of VMs with Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager and Symantec Mail Security

I'm hoping for some advice on replicating Hyper-V VMs which are running Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) and Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange (SMSMSE). The problem is the large ...
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Symantec network intrusion protection slowing backups to a crawl

We recently went to a disk-based appliance solution for our company's backups. I've set everything up and monitoring the backups shows that they are crawling. Like 64 MB/min on a 1 GB ethernet ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection virus definition files

Are Symantec Endpoint Protection virus definition files protected by "Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shutdown" option? In other words I want to know if virus ...
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Drowning in Norton Endpoint Protection virus definition files

I've been noticing that my 40 GB C: drive on the Windows 2008 Server keeps getting filled up. After investigation I found that this is a known issue with SEP described in article TECH180056 on ...
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SEPMC fail connection

Our Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager have stopped working. I get error that the server can't be found. It's a single server installation where we RDP in and use the Symantec Console local on the ...
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Why is the Anti Virus Definition file only 200MBs? [closed]

So I downloaded a virus definition file for symantec endpoint protection. We regularly update our client's closed network anti virus using these files once every 6 months. The files are of '.JDB' ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 blocking internet connection

I have a user that gets blocked from the internet periodically due to a setting within Symantec Endpoint Protection . The warning he gets is similar to: Traffic from IP address 192.168.1.1 is ...
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Running SEP scans with the SYSTEM account

I need to run Symantec Endpoint Protection scans on Windows 7 systems using the SYSTEM account. I know that I can run DoScan.exe to manually run a scan, and this works fine using a regular user ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection ( SEP / SEPM ) traffic volume management

My organization has a large deployment of Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) (~20k clients) with a single SEPM instance running in an ESX VM. We do have many remote clients designated as Group Update ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection “portscan attack” false alarms?

On two Windows 7 machines in my LAN I have Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 installed. Things work fine, but several time per day I get to see the following warning: I had a thorough look at the ...
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symantec endpoint protection service stuck at stopping

I am trying to uninstall Symantec Endpoint Protection, but I can't, the services stuck at stopping. Symantec Endpoint Protection is installed on Windows 2003 R2 server. Any suggestions on how to do ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business disabling Windows 2008 R2 Firewall, how do I stop this?

We have SEP 12.1 RU1 Small Business Edition and we're deploying to Windows 2008 R2 machines. It seems that SEP is disabling the native firewall. Has anyone seen this? Specifically, The SEP Firewall ...
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Server 2008 BSOD about once a week

I'm in quite a bind here, hopefully someone can help. Here's what I have: Dell R710 with one Xeon 2.7 GHz processor, 18GB Ram, Server 2008 x64 SP2 I'm running HyperV with about 5 servers. Starting ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection Virus Definitions

I have done some Googling but I cannot get a definitive answer certainly not from the Symantec KB. I have a Virtualised Win 2003R2 server 32bit. It has been provisioned to me with Symantec Endpoint ...
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How do I setup Symantec Endpoint Protection Server to work on a standalone network?

I have Symantec Endpoint Protection (ver 11) on a standalone network that will not have access to the internet. I need to burn updates on CDRs and move them to this network. I need to know: Where do ...
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Installing Symantec Endpoint Protection clients via group policy in a mixed environment

we're upgrading to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12 using group policy in a mixed environment from SAV 10. how can we tell which machines are 32-bit v. 64-bit? we tried looking at the properties in ...
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Should I upgrade to Symantec Endpoint Protection? [closed]

I'm the IT manager at an animal shelter in Upstate New York. We have a Windows network with about 50 desktops running Windows XP Pro. We used to use CA eTrust Antivirus, but that product didn't work ...
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Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Console looks strange — installed correctly?

I have Symantec Endpoint Protection installed on a Windows Server 2003 box, and the management console looks strange. It looks like pieces are missing [0]. What's more is I can't generate reports, and ...
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How to stop Symantec Endpoint from screwing up my internet connection proxy settings?

We have a Symantec Endpoint infrastructure in our organization. Also, the individual computers connect to the internet through a proxy server. Now, for some reason, the Endpoint client is repeatedly ...