Changing Gateway Enforcer appliance configuration settings in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

Article:HOWTO81617  |  Created: 2012-10-25  |  Updated: 2012-10-25  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81617
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Changing Gateway Enforcer appliance configuration settings in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

You can change the Gateway Enforcer appliance configuration settings on a management server. The configuration settings are automatically downloaded from the management server to the Gateway Enforcer appliance during the next heartbeat.

To change Gateway Enforcer appliance configuration settings in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

  1. In the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager Console, click Admin.

  2. In the Admin page, click Servers.

  3. In Servers, select the group of Enforcers of which the Gateway Enforcer appliance is a member.

    The Enforcer group must include the Gateway Enforcer appliance for which the configuration settings must be changed.

  4. Select the Gateway Enforcer appliance for which the configuration settings must be changed.

  5. Under Tasks, click Edit Group Properties.

  6. In the Settings dialog box, change any of the configuration settings.

    The Gateway Enforcer Settings dialog box provides the following categories of configuration settings:

    General

    Settings for the Enforcer group description and management server list.

    See About general settings on a Gateway appliance.

    Authentication

    Settings for a variety of parameters that affect the client authentication process.

    If a matching address is still not found, the Gateway Enforcer appliance begins the authentication session and sends the challenge packet.

    See About authentication settings on a Gateway appliance.

    Auth Range

    Settings that specify an individual IP address for a client or IP address ranges for clients who need to be authenticated. You can also specify an individual IP address or IP address ranges for the clients that are allowed to connect to a network without authentication.

    See Authentication range settings.

    Advanced

    Settings for authentication timeout parameters and Gateway Enforcer appliance message timeouts.

    Settings for MAC addresses for the trusted hosts that the Gateway Enforcer appliance allows to connect without authentication (optional).

    Settings for DNS Spoofing and Local Authentication.

    Settings for protocols to be allowed without blocking clients.

    See About advanced Gateway Enforcer appliance settings.

    Log Settings

    Settings for enabling logging of Server logs, Client Activity logs, and specifying log file parameters.

    See About Enforcer reports and logs.

    See Configuring Enforcer log settings.


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