About Tamper Protection
|Article:HOWTO54896|||||Created: 2011-06-29|||||Updated: 2011-12-20|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO54896|
Tamper Protection provides real-time protection for Symantec applications that run on servers and clients. It prevents non-Symantec processes such as worms, Trojan horses, viruses, and security risks, from affecting Symantec resources. You can configure the software to block or log attempts to modify Symantec resources.
If you use third-party security risk scanners that detect and defend against unwanted adware and spyware, these scanners typically affect Symantec resources. If you have Tamper Protection enabled when you run such a scanner, Tamper Protection generates a large number of notifications and log entries. A best practice for Tamper Protection is to always leave it enabled. Use log filtering if the number of the events that Tamper Protection generates is too large.
When a client is installed as a managed client, Tamper Protection has the following default values:
When a client is installed as an unmanaged client, Tamper Protection has the following default values:
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