Release notes for Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0.x

Article:TECH97444  |  Created: 2009-01-13  |  Updated: 2009-01-29  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH97444
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Technical Solution

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This article documents the changes and fixes in each update to Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0.x.


Solution



As updates to Symantec Endpoint Protection are released, they are added as sections in this document. The sections are added in chronological order, with the most recent additions at the top.

Release Update 1 (RU1)
    What's new in this version
    The current release adds support for new platforms and includes a new feature that enables administrators to revert clients to an earlier client package.

    New operating system support
    Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition adds operating system support on the client for the following platforms:
    • Microsoft Windows 7 (All versions)
    • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2
    • Microsoft Windows 2008 SP2
    • Microsoft Windows Vista SP2

    Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition adds operating system support on the server (Symantec Protection Center) for the following platforms:
    • Microsoft Windows 2008 R2
    • Microsoft Windows 2008 SP2

    Software rollout control
    By default, Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition automatically upgrades all clients to the latest version of the client available on the Symantec Protection Center when client software is downloaded by LiveUpdate or when Symantec Protection Center is upgraded. With RU1, administrators can select whether individual groups are automatically upgraded to the latest release. To change this setting in Symantec Protection Center, go to Computers > My Company, select the group you want to configure, then click Edit the group propreties > Disable Automatic Client Package Updates.

    New fixes in RU1

    Ping response times increase after you install Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0
    Fix ID: 1872558
    Symptom: The ping response time is increased after installing Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0.
    Solution: Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0Symantec Endpoint Protection was updated to correct the latency problem.

    Group Policy Object (GPO) installation does not honor SetAid.ini restart option
    Fix ID: 1729170
    Symptom: When GPO is used to install Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition, the computer always restarts after installation, regardless of the restart setting in SetAid.ini.
    Solution: The Symantec AntiVirus.msi file was updated to correct this issue.


    Components in this release

    ComponentVersion
    Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition12.0.1
    Auto-Protect 10.3.0.15
    Avengine20091.2.0.41
    Behavior Blocking3.5.0.015
    ccEraser20072.0.1.6
    COH6.1.9.44
    Common Client106.5.0.10
    DecABI1.2.5.130
    Defutils4.1.1.3
    ECOM81.3.0.13
    LiveUpdate 3.3.0.92
    LiveUpdateAdmin2.2.1.16
    Microdefs2.7.0.13
    QServer3.6.20
    SyKnAppS3.0.3.3
    SymEvent12.8.0.11
    SymNetDrv7.2.5.9






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    2009111315421448


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