Installing Symantec Endpoint Protection clients remotely

Article:HOWTO59432  |  Created: 2011-10-05  |  Updated: 2011-10-05  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO59432
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Installing Symantec Endpoint Protection clients remotely

You can use the Symantec Management Platform to remotely install new Symantec Endpoint Protection clients on the computers that you specify.

You can also use this task to roll out Symantec Endpoint Protection updated files.

Note:

You must create at least one Symantec Endpoint Protection client software package before you can use this task.

See Creating Symantec Endpoint Protection client installation packages.

See Types of tasks for Symantec Endpoint Protection Integration Component.

To install the Symantec Endpoint Protection client remotely

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Manage menu, click Jobs and Tasks.

  2. In the left pane, click Jobs and Tasks > System Jobs and Tasks > Symantec Endpoint Protection Management, right-click, and click New > Job or Task.

  3. On the Create New Task page, in the left pane, click Symantec Endpoint Protection Management > Install Symantec Endpoint Protection Client.

  4. On the Create New Task page, in the right pane, complete the following options:

    Option

    Description

    Name

    The name of the package.

    Package

    The software package that contains the Symantec Endpoint Protection client SETUP.EXE file.

    See Creating Symantec Endpoint Protection client installation packages.

  5. Click OK.

  6. In the left pane, click Jobs and Tasks > System Jobs and Tasks > Symantec Endpoint Protection Managment, and then click your task.

  7. In the right pane, click New Schedule to schedule the task and to define the computers that you want to run the antivirus inventory task on.

    For more information, see topics about Using Tasks in the Symantec Management Platform Help.

  8. In the New Schedule page, click Schedule.

    The status of your task is displayed under Task Status.


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