How to install the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager(s) for replication

Article:TECH105928  |  Created: 2008-01-16  |  Updated: 2010-08-13  |  Article URL
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How do I Install Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager for replication?



You wish to configure Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager(s) as Replication Partners for ease of Site Manageability


To install servers for replication

  1. Install the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.
  2. In the Management Server Configuration Wizard panel, check the Install an additional site checkbox, and then click Next.
  3. In the Server Information panel, accept or change the default values for the following boxes, and then click Next:
    • Server name
    • Server port
    • Web console port
    • Server data folder
  4. In the Site Information panel, accept or change the name in the Site Name box, and then click Next.
  5. In the Replication Information panel, type values in the following boxes:
    • Replication server name: The hostname or IP address of the remote Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager
    • Replication server port : The default Replication server port is 8443
    • Administrator Name: The name that is used to log on to the console
    • Administrator Password: The password that is used to log on to the console
  6. Click Next.
  7. In the Certificate Warning dialog box, click Yes.
  8. In the Database Server Choice panel, do one of the following (depending on which database you wish to use for the installation), and then click Next.
    • Check Embedded database, and complete the installation.
    • Check Microsoft SQL Server, and complete the installation.

Configuring Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager for replication

To configure servers for replication

  1. On the computer that you installed the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager, click Start > Programs > Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager.
  2. In the Logon dialog box, in the User Name box, type the administrator ID that is used to log on to the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager that uses the initial database.
  3. In Password box, type the password that is associated with the administrator ID, and then click Log On.
  4. In the console, in the left pane, click Admin > Servers.
  5. In the left tree, expand Local Site, expand Replication Partner, right-click Site <remote_host> , and then click Edit Properties.
  6. In the Replication Partner Properties dialog box, set the options that you want for logs, packages, and replication frequency, and then click OK.
  7. Right-click Site <remote_host>, and then click Replicate Now.
  8. Click Yes.
  9. Click OK.
  10. At the end of the wizard, click on Finish.

Technical Information
You can install servers for replication with both the embedded and Microsoft SQL Server databases. If you want to install a Microsoft SQL Server database for replication, you must first install Microsoft SQL Server.


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