How to determine whether the client is connected and protected

Article:HOWTO55455  |  Created: 2011-06-29  |  Updated: 2011-12-16  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO55455
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How to determine whether the client is connected and protected

The client uses a notification area icon to indicate whether the client is online or offline and whether the client computer is adequately protected. You can right-click this icon to display frequently used commands. The icon is located in the lower-right hand corner of the client computer desktop.

Table: Symantec Endpoint Protection client status icons

Icon

Description

The client runs with no problems. It is either offline or unmanaged. Unmanaged clients are not connected to a management server. The icon is a plain yellow shield.

The client runs with no problems. It is connected to and communicates with the server. All components of the security policy protect the computer. The icon is a yellow shield with a green dot.

The client has a minor problem. For example, the virus definitions may be out of date. The icon is a yellow shield and a light yellow dot that contains a black exclamation mark.

The client does not run, has a major problem, or has at least one protection technology disabled. For example, Network Threat Protection may be disabled. The icon is a yellow shield with a white dot outlined in red and a red line across the dot.

Table: Symantec Network Access Control client status icons displays the Symantec Network Access Control client status icons that appear in notification area.

Table: Symantec Network Access Control client status icons

Icon

Description

The client runs with no problems and has both passed the Host Integrity check and updated the security policy. It is either offline or unmanaged. Unmanaged clients are not connected to a management server. The icon is a plain gold key.

The client runs with no problems and has both passed the Host Integrity check and updated the security policy. It communicates with the server. The icon is a gold key with a green dot.

The client has either failed the Host Integrity check or not updated the security policy. The icon is a gold key with a red dot that contains a white "x."


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