Minimum permissions and ports required by Symantec Protection for Sharepoint Connector 6.x..x

Article:TECH203502  |  Created: 2013-03-04  |  Updated: 2014-08-27  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH203502
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Issue



You are planning to install Symantec Protection for Sharepoint 6.x.x on a Microsoft Sharepoint Farm. You want to know minimum permissions required for.

1. Installation Account for installing Symantec Protection for Sharepoint Connector.

2. Service Account required to run Symantec Protection for Sharepoint Service.

3. TCP Ports required for communications between Front End Servers and Central Administrator.

 


Solution



Account Server/ Database Rights/Roles Required Remarks
Installation Account SharePoint WFE SharePoint Farm administrator User must have administrator rights on the local machine
  SharePoint Application Server (Central Admin) SharePoint Farm administrator User must have administrator rights on the local machine
  Database Server db_creator The user account must be a member of the Local Administrators Group on the computer on which the SharePoint server is installed. If the SQL server is on a separate computer, the user account must be a member of the Local Administrators Group on that computer as well. The user account must be of a user who configured SharePoint farm using SharePoint Configuration and Technology wizard. The username must be in the format domain\username or computer\username.
  SharePoint Content database db_owner  
  SharePoint Config database db_owner  
Service Account SharePoint WFE SharePoint Farm administrator The user account must be a member of the Local Administrators Group on the computer on which the SharePoint server is installed.
  SharePoint Application Server (Central Admin) SharePoint Farm administrator  
  Database Server db_creator The user account must be a member of the Local Administrators Group on the computer on which the SharePoint server is installed. If the SQL server is on a separate computer, the user account must be a member of the Local Administrators Group on that computer as well.The user account must be of a user who configured SharePoint farm using SharePoint Configuration and Technology wizard.The username must be in the format domain\username or computer\username.
  SharePoint Content database db_owner  
  SharePoint Config database db_owner  


Sharepoint required ports:  9455, 9466, 9477

Symantec Protection Engine ports:  1344 

 

 

The port number must be exclusive to Symantec Protection Engine.

You must use the same port number for all of the scanning IP addresses that you want to bind to Symantec Protection Engine.

The default port number is 1344. If you change the port number,use a number that is equal to or greater than 1024. No other program or service should use this port number.




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