Using the "SylinkDrop" utility with Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.x

Article:TECH105034  |  Created: 2008-01-30  |  Updated: 2014-07-23  |  Article URL
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Instructions for using the "SylinkDrop" Utility


Warning: This utility is provided for your convenience only. Symantec Technical Support cannot provide support for the use of this utility or any scripts calling this utility.

The "SylinkDrop" utility is used to push out a "Sylink.XML" to Symantec Endpoint Protection clients. To obtain the "SylinkDrop" utility, On the client, navigate to CD2\TOOLS\NOSUPPORT\SYLINKDROP.
: CD2 may also be labelled CD3

Once the utility has been obtained, follow these instructions:
Note: The zip file is password protected. Use the following password when unzipping the file: symantec.

  1. Extract the file to a new folder in a convenient location, such as the Desktop, using the unzip password provided above.
  2. Execute the tool by double clicking SylinkDrop.exe.
  3. Click Browse.
  4. Select the Sylink.xml file that you would like to use.
  5. Click Open.
  6. Click Update Sylink.

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