Supported virtual installations and virtualization products

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Supported virtual installations and virtualization products

You can use the Symantec Endpoint Protection clients to protect virtual instances of the supported operating systems. You can install and manage Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager on virtual instances of the supported operating systems.

Table: Supported virtualization products lists the supported virtualization products. 

Note: For Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1 through 12.1.4.1, see Supported virtual installations and virtualization products.

Table: Supported virtualization products

Symantec software

Virtualization product

Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager, console, and embedded database components

  • VMware WS 5.0 (workstation) or later

  • VMware GSX 3.2 (enterprise) or later

  • VMware ESX 2.5 (workstation) or later

  • Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V), which includes Windows XP mode

  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005

  • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

  • Citrix XenServer 5.1 or later

Symantec Endpoint Protection client software

  • VMware WS 5.0 (workstation) or later

  • VMware GSX 3.2 (enterprise) or later

  • VMware ESX 2.5 (workstation) or later

  • Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V), which includes Windows XP mode

  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005

  • Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V

  • Citrix XenServer 5.1 or later

Symantec Endpoint Protection includes features that enhance performance in virtual environments.

See Managing Symantec Endpoint Protection in virtual environments.

See Randomizing scans to improve computer performance in virtualized environments.

See the knowledge base article: System Requirements for Symantec Endpoint Protection and Network Access Control 12.1

 




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