Installing the management server and the console
You perform several tasks to install the server and the console. In the installation wizard, a green check mark appears next to each completed task.
See the knowledge base article: System Requirements for Symantec Endpoint Protection and Network Access Control 12.1
See Preparing for client installation.
See Getting up and running on Symantec Endpoint Protection for the first time.
To install the management server and the console
Insert and display the product disc.
The installation should start automatically. If it does not start, double-click .
If you downloaded the product, unzip the folder and extract the entire product disc image to a physical disc, such as a hard disk. Run Setup.exe from the physical disc.
On the Symantec Endpoint Protection dialog box, click .
In the Welcome panel, click .
Review the sequence of installation events, and then click .
In the License Agreement panel, click , and then click .
In the Destination Folder panel, accept the default destination folder or specify another destination folder, and then click .
The installation process begins with the installation of the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager and console.
Follow the prompts that are provided in the installation wizard.
After the initial installation completes, you configure the server and database.
The Management Server Configuration Wizard starts automatically.
See Configuring the management server during installation.
See About choosing a database type.
After the server and the database configuration, you optionally migrate your Symantec legacy virus protection installation to the new version.
See Migrating group settings and policy settings.
See About client deployment methods.
See Deploying clients using a Web link and email.