How to configure Tamper Protection in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0

Article:TECH102529  |  Created: 2007-01-26  |  Updated: 2009-01-13  |  Article URL
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You want to know how to configure Tamper Protection.


Tamper Protection
  • Tamper Protection can be enabled or disabled in a Group's General settings

    1. In the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM), on the left hand side, click Clients.
    2. On the Policies tab, under Settings, click General Settings.
    3. On the Tamper Protection tab, check (or uncheck) "Protect Symantec security software from being tampered with or shut down".


NOTE: You must lock the lock icon in order to change the client settings or the option is still available on the client machines to enable or disable Tamper Protection.

  • Tamper Protection can now be configured with exclusions. Or to be more accurate, processes can be excluded from Tamper Protection in the new Centralized Exceptions feature.

    1. In the SEPM, choose the Policies section in the left pane.
    2. Under View Policies, choose Centralized Exceptions.
    3. Under Tasks, choose "Add a Centralized Exceptions Policy...".


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