About migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection

Article:HOWTO55067  |  Created: 2011-06-29  |  Updated: 2011-12-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO55067
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About migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection

Symantec Endpoint Protection detects and migrates Symantec legacy virus protection software.

Table: Supported migrations

Product

Description

Symantec legacy virus protection software

You can optionally migrate Symantec legacy virus protection software.

Migration detects and migrates installations of the following Symantec legacy virus protection software:

  • Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 9.x and 10.x.

  • Symantec Client Security 2.x and 3.x

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.x.

  • Symantec Sygate Enterprise Protection

  • Symantec AntiVirus for Mac

See Migrating from Symantec Client Security or Symantec AntiVirus.

Also check the following information:

Migration Web site

The Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control Migration Guide (included with the Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control Implementation Guide)

See Upgrade and migration resources for Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.

You may skip migration as follows:

  • Uninstall the Symantec legacy virus protection software from your servers and client computers.

  • During Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager installation, cancel the migration option.

  • After initial product installation, use Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager to adjust the group settings and policy settings.

  • Install the Symantec Endpoint Protection client on the unprotected legacy computers.

Symantec Endpoint Protection

Installation detects and upgrades Symantec Endpoint Protection to a new maintenance release.

See Upgrading to a new release of Symantec Endpoint Protection.

Symantec Endpoint Protection client

You can install Symantec Endpoint Protection client on the computers that currently run Symantec Endpoint Protection client 11.x (Enterprise Edition).and 12.0 (Small Business Edition)

See Preparing for client installation.


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