Supported and unsupported migration paths to Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition

Article:HOWTO81284  |  Created: 2012-10-25  |  Updated: 2013-08-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81284
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Supported and unsupported migration paths to Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition

Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition detects and migrates Symantec legacy virus protection software.

Table: Supported and unsupported migration paths

Product

Description

Symantec legacy virus protection software

You can migrate Symantec legacy virus protection software to Symantec Endpoint Protection.

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

  • Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 10.x

  • Symantec Client Security 3.x

  • Symantec AntiVirus for Mac (client only)

Migration from the following legacy products are not supported:

  • Symantec AntiVirus 9.x or earlier

  • Symantec Client Security 2.x

  • Symantec Sygate Enterprise Protection 5.x

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, do not select 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 Small Business Edition client on the unprotected legacy computers.

See Migrating from Symantec AntiVirus or Symantec Client Security to Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.1 or later.

See Supported migration paths for the Symantec Endpoint Protection Mac client.

Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition

You can upgrade Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition from Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0, or to a new release update of 12.1.

See Upgrading to a new release of Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition.

See Supported upgrade paths for the Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition client.

See Upgrade resources for Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.1.


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