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24 October 2008
Symantec Enterprise Security Manager™ Modules for MS SQL Server Databases Release 4.0

Description
The ESM modules for MS SQL Server are used to assess the security of MS SQL Server 2000, 2005, and 2008.

For detailed descriptions of new features and enhancements, download the Symantec Enterprise Security Managerô Modules for MS SQL Server Release Notes.

Enhancements
This release of Symantec Enterprise Security Managerô Modules for MS SQL Server Databases provides the following enhancements:

  • Support for the following:
    • MS SQL Server 2008
    • MS SQL Server 2005 and 2008 on Windows 2008 platform
    • MS SQL Server 2005 and 2008 clusters using the Network based SQL modules

  • New SQL Discovery module
    The ESM SQL Server Discovery is a host based module and does the following:
    • Automates the process of detection and configuration of new server instances that are not yet configured on the local ESM agent computers.
    • Detects the unreachable and the deleted server instances that are still configured on the ESM agent computers.
    • Lets you delete the unreachable server instances from the ESM agent computers.

  • Logging feature for the SQL Server modules
  • Two new checks in the SQL Server Accounts module
    • Database users
    • Rename sa accounts

  • Two new checks in the SQL Server Configuration module
    • Registry configuration parameters
    • Remote servers

  • Three new checks in the SQL Server Objects module
    • Non-encrypted stored procedures
    • Extended stored procedures
    • Schema permissions

  • One new check in the SQL Server Role module
    • Database roles

  • Four new checks in the SQL Discovery module
    • Detect new instance
    • Detect deleted/unreachable instance
    • Automatically add new instance
    • Automatically delete unreachable instance

  • One new template
    • Registry Configuration Parameters (SQL Server Configuration)

Downloads
Download Symantec ESM Modules for MS SQL Server on Windows 2000 x86 (TPI)
MD5: a6d0968a4f55097a8809103cfbb54a67

Download Symantec ESM Modules for MS SQL Server on Windows 2003 x86 (TPI)
MD5: 27c843518c8e872a2bcc029e1e152b10

Download Symantec ESM Modules for MS SQL Server on Windows 2003 (Opteron and EM64T) (TPI)
MD5: 3a371f7f41f9dd40ad1e663c196dfca3

Download Symantec ESM Modules for MS SQL Server on Windows XP x86 (TPI)
MD5: 2601cbb1a1eec244644bc0dc78e2a0f4

Download Symantec ESM Modules for MS SQL Server on Windows 2008 x86 (TPI)
MD5: 162ad32b4632673057152a0b7a959cfa

Download Symantec ESM Modules for MS SQL Server on Windows 2008 (Opteron and EM64T) (TPI)
MD5: b5cdf198dab71c82ded164535dc363ea

Download Best Practices Policy for MS SQL Server (EXE)
MD5: c4b2eb3001d60138497987877b6e41d4

Documentation
The updated Userís Guide and Release Notes document all ESM for MS SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008 module enhancements and new features.

Download Symantec ESM Modules for MS SQL Server Release 4.0 Userís Guide (PDF)
Download Symantec ESM Modules for MS SQL Server Release Notes (PDF)


Last modified on: Friday, 07-Nov-08 15:48:03