Microsoft SQL Server requirements for Symantec Endpoint Security 11.0 and Symantec Network Access Control 11.0

Article:TECH102704  |  Created: 2007-01-21  |  Updated: 2012-02-14  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH102704
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Technical Solution

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Issue



You want to know what the requirements are for the Microsoft SQL Server and the database.

 


Solution



Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 and Symantec Network Access Controls are only supported on the following SQL databases:
 

  • Microsoft SQL 2000 Server Standard SP4 or later
  • Microsoft SQL 2000 Server Enterprise SP4 or Later
    (Note: Microsoft SQL Server 2000 is supported on English-language Windows operating systems only)
     
  • Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Enterprise SP2 or later
  • Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Standard SP2 or later
  • Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Workgroup SP2 or later
  • Microsoft SQL 2008 Server Enterprise (Requires Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.0.5002.333 RU5 or higher)
  • Microsoft SQL 2008 Server Standard (Requires Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.0.5002.333 RU5 or higher)
  • Microsoft SQL 2008 Server Workgroup (Requires Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.0.5002.333 RU5 or higher)


Not supported

  • MSDE, "Express" or "Compact" versions of any SQL flavor are not supported.



Additional information can be found in the document "Best Practices guide for Installing the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager with a SQL Server 2005 Database"

Documents on Manually Creating Custom SQL Databases:

For information on Planning and using a custom SQL database see the following documents:


For additional information on using 64-bit MS SQL 2005 server please see the document "Supported configurations for the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager and Microsoft SQL server 2005."


See chapter 4 "Installing the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager" in the "Installation Guide for Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control" for additional setup requirements. Located at:
ftp://ftp.symantec.com/public/english_us_canada/products/symantec_endpoint_protection/11.0/manuals/installation_guide.pdf


References
The latest version of the Installation Guide for Symantec Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control can be found with the Endpoint Protection documentation.



Technical Information
A best practice is to let the "Management Server Configuration Wizard" create a database for you. This requires the DBA username and password.


 




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