Upgrading to a new release of Symantec Endpoint Protection
|Article:HOWTO80759|||||Created: 2012-10-24|||||Updated: 2013-01-30|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO80759|
You can upgrade to the newest release of the product to take advantage of new features. To install a new version of the software, you must perform certain tasks to ensure a successful upgrade or migration. You should also check the Known Issues that appear in the Release Notes for any late-breaking information relating to upgrades.
Before you upgrade, review the following information:
For the most current system requirements, see: Release Notes and System Requirements for all versions of Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control
New features in this version
Feature changes between the previous version and the newest version of the client
Compatible Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager upgrade paths
Compatible Windows client upgrade paths
Compatible Mac client migrations
Table: Process for upgrading to the full version displays the steps you need to perform to upgrade to the latest version.
This section is specific to upgrading the software in environments where a compatible version of Symantec Endpoint Protection or Symantec Network Access Control is already installed.
If you upgrade from 11.x and use Application and Device Control, you must disable the Application Control rule "Protect client files and registry keys." After the clients receive the new policy, you may upgrade the client computers.
Table: Process for upgrading to the full version
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