About the licensing enforcement rules
Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition licenses are enforced according to the following rules:
Table: Licensing enforcement rules
Term of license
The term of the license starts from the time and date of activation until midnight of the last day of the licensing term.
License coverage: Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition components
A Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition license applies to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition clients. For instance, in a network with 50 endpoints, the license must provide for a minimum of 50 seats. Instances of the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager do not require a license.
License coverage: platforms
Licensing seats apply to clients running on any platform, whether the platform is Windows or Mac.
License coverage: products and versions
License seats apply equally across product versions. For example, a license covers both version 12.1.1000 and 12.1.1101 clients within the same site.
Small Business Edition upgrades
The clients that are licensed as Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition remained licensed as Small Business Edition clients when the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager is upgraded to the enterprise edition.
See Licensing Symantec Endpoint Protection.