How to create a new custom 'Client Install Settings' template with Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

Article:TECH164754  |  Created: 2011-07-15  |  Updated: 2013-05-01  |  Article URL
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How to deploy a Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1 client silently or with a progress bar displayed?


Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1


  1. Open the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) console.
  2. On the Admin Tab, under Tasks, click Install Packages.
    The current default client installation packages appear on the right.
  3. In the middle column, under Install Packages, click Client Install Settings.
  4. Under Tasks, click Add Client Install Settings.
  5. Specify the name you would like the custom Client Install Settings to have.
  6. Give the custom Client Install Settings a description.
  7. Select an installation type from the following:
    • Show progress bar only (Displays notification, but requires no user input)
    • Interactive (User input required)
    • Silent (No user input or display)
  8. Select the installation location (default or custom folder).
  9. Enable or disable installation logging.
  10. Select whether or not to add the program to the Start Menu.
  11. Select whether or not to maintain all previous logs, policies, and client-server communication settings.
  12. Viewing the 'Schedule Reboot' tab, consider whether to force or schedule a reboot.
  13. Click OK.

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