Stopping and starting the management server service

Article:HOWTO54974  |  Created: 2011-06-29  |  Updated: 2011-12-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO54974
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Stopping and starting the management server service

Before you upgrade, you must manually stop the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager service on the management server. After you upgrade, the service starts automatically.

Warning:

If you do not stop the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager service before you upgrade the server, you risk corrupting your existing Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition database.

See Upgrading to a new release of Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition.

To stop the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager service

  1. Click Start > Settings > Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.

  2. In the Services window, under Name, scroll to and right-click Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.

  3. Click Stop.

  4. Close the Services window.

    Warning:

    Close the Services window or your upgrade can fail.

  5. Repeat this procedure for all installations of Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.

To start the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager service using the command line

  • From a command prompt, type:

    net start semsrv

To stop the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager service using the command line

  • From a command prompt, type:

    net stop semsrv

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