Installing Symantec AntiVirus 9.0 clients without E-Mail Auto-Protect plug-ins

Article:TECH100742  |  Created: 2004-01-21  |  Updated: 2006-01-27  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH100742
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This document describes the procedure for installing Symantec AntiVirus without E-Mail Auto-Protect plug-ins, or removing the plug-ins after a complete installation.


Solution



The Symantec AntiVirus 9.0 client and server installation programs utilize Windows Installer (.msi) packages for installation and deployment. If you are using the command line to install or deploy an installation package, you can use the standard Windows Installer switches and Symantec-specific parameters to customize the installation. For additional information, refer to the document Windows Installer (.msi) command-line reference for Symantec Client Security 2.0.

Choose one of the sections in this document, depending on your preferred deployment method.

Installing a Symantec AntiVirus 9.0 client without E-Mail Auto-Protect plug-ins locally
The procedures explained here are just a few of the many possible installation methods for Symantec AntiVirus. Use your judgement to determine which installation method is best for your environment. Choose one of the following sections, depending on the type of installation you would like to have:

To interactively install a managed client without E-Mail Auto-Protect plug-ins
  1. Launch CD 1 on the computer, click Install Symantec AntiVirus, and then click Install Symantec AntiVirus. The InstallShield Wizard Preparing to Install window briefly appear, followed by the Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for Symantec AntiVirus dialog window. Click Next.
  2. Accept the license agreement, and click Next.
  3. In the Client Server Options dialog window, select Client Install, and click Next.
  4. In the Select Type dialog window, select Custom, and click Next.
  5. In the Custom Setup window, select This feature will not be available from the AntiVirus Email Tools menu.
  6. In the Network Setup Type dialog window, select Managed, and then click Next.
  7. In the Select Server dialog window, type in the name of the Symantec AntiVirus Server that you want to be this computer's Parent, and click Next.
  8. The Ready to Install the Program dialog windows is displayed. Click Install to install the application.
  9. When the InstallShield Wizard Completed window appears, click Finish, and then restart the computer.

To silently install a managed client without E-Mail Auto-Protect plug-ins
On the client computer, click Start > Run, and type the following command, where represents the name of the parent server:

\\\VPHOME\CLT-INST\WIN32\setup.exe /s /v"/qn REBOOT=ReallySuppress ADDLOCAL=SAVMain,SAVUI,SAVHelp,QClient"


To install an unmanaged client without E-Mail Auto-Protect plug-ins
  1. Launch CD 1 on the computer, click Install Symantec AntiVirus, and then click Install Symantec AntiVirus. The InstallShield Wizard Preparing to Install window briefly appear, followed by the Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard for Symantec AntiVirus dialog window. Click Next.
  2. Accept the license agreement, and click Next.
  3. In the Client Server Options dialog window, select Client Install, and click Next.
  4. In the Select Type dialog window, select Custom, and click Next.
  5. In the Custom Setup dialog window, select This feature will not be available from the AntiVirus Email Tools menu.
  6. In the Network Setup Type dialog window, select Unmanaged, and then click Next.
  7. In the Install Options dialog window, check the processes that you would like to run after installation.
  8. The Ready to Install the Program dialog windows is displayed. Click Install to install the application.
  9. When the InstallShield Wizard Completed window appears, click Finish, and then restart the computer.


Deploying a Symantec AntiVirus 9.0 client without E-Mail Auto-Protect plug-ins using the Symantec System Center
You can modify a parent server so that you can distribute the Symantec AntiVirus client with custom command-line switches using the NT Client Install tool in the Symantec System Center. To apply this process to deploy a Symantec AntiVirus client without the E-Mail Auto-Protect plug-ins, first modify the parent server, then deploy the client using the Symantec System Center.

To modify the parent server
  1. Back up the file Vpremote.dat. By default, it is located in C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec System Center\Deployment\NT Remote Client Installation\Vpremote.dat.
  2. Open the Vpremote.dat file in a plain text editor, such as Notepad.
  3. Change the command line to the following:

    setup.exe /s /v"/qn REBOOT=ReallySuppress ADDLOCAL=SAVMain,SAVUI,SAVHelp,QClient"
  4. Save and close the file.

To deploy the client
  1. In the Symantec System Center, click Tools > NT Client Install.
  2. In the Welcome to the Client Install Utility dialog window, click Next.
  3. In the Select Install Source Location dialog window, select Default location, then click Next.
  4. In the Select Computers dialog window, select the target client, then select the parent server to which you made the changes in the Vpremote.dat file.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Click Finish.





Technical Information
If you have already performed a complete installation of Symantec AntiVirus, but you would like to remove the E-Mail Auto-Protect plug-ins, read the document Uninstalling the Internet Email Tools components of Symantec AntiVirus.




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