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Latest Symantec Endpoint Protection Releases - SEP 12.1 RU2 and SEP 11.0 RU7 MP3

Created: 01 Nov 2012 • Updated: 15 Apr 2013 | 16 comments
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Hello All,

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU2 is Released.

Note: If incase you do not see the SEP 12.1 RU2 Release on Fileconnect, you may see the same in coming few days on your Fileconnect Account.

You may find the Latest Release of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.RU2 from: https://fileconnect.symantec.com/

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU2

Symantec Endpoint Protection SBE 12.1. RU2

New Platforms: Widows 8, Windows Server 2012 and Mac OS X 10.8

Symantec™ Endpoint Protection offers comprehensive defense against all types of attacks for both physical and virtual systems. It seamlessly integrates 9 essential security technologies in a single, high performance agent with a single management console. Symantec™ Endpoint Protection provides leading protection without slowing you down.
Symantec Endpoint Protection provides control over your endpoint security with built in network access control, device management and application management. Supporting Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems.

Symantec™ Endpoint Protection customers are entitled to use IT Analytics Reporting Pack for Symantec™ Endpoint Protection (available on the SEP DVD). It enables users to maximize the value of the data that resides within their existing system by incorporating multidimensional analysis and robust graphical reporting features. IT Analytics reporting is useful for customers over 1,000 endpoints and is recommended for all customers over 5,000 endpoints.

Instructions for Installing SEP 12.1.2 Files

The primary download is distributed into two installation files: Part1_Installation and Part 2_Tools. Please download and extract both files before continuing with the software setup.

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 Release Notes

This build's version is: 12.1.2015.2015

Upgrade and Migration paths

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2 (RU2) can upgrade seamlessly over the following:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1101.401 (RU1 MP1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.1000.157 (RU1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.671.4971 (RTM)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.x (can be upgraded to enterprise version only)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition 12.0

Product Highlights:

1) Extended Platform support

  • Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)
  • Windows 8
  • Windows Server 2012

2) Virtualization – Shared Insight Cache for VMware vShield

3) Improved Protection

  • Improved STAR protection technologies
  • Windows 8 ELAM support
  • Windows 8 App remediation

4) Extended Management

  • Web Services for 3rd party integration (i.e. RMM)
  • SEP Management Plugin for Kaseya 2.0
  • GUP roaming support for multiple subnets
  • Remote Sylink drop support from the SEP Manager
  • Expanded 3rd party security software removal – 130 products from 30 vendors

Article on this Latest Release of Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.RU2 are available, check these - 

Knowledgebase Articles for Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU2

Knowledgebase Articles for Symantec Endpoint Protection SBE 12.1. RU2

You could also search on the Symantec Knowledgebase as well - 

Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1. RU2

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&key=54619&channel=TECHNICAL_SOLUTION

Symantec Endpoint Protection SBE 12.1. RU2

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=landing&key=55357&version=61945&sort=recent

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 Release Update 7 Maintenance Pack 3 (RU7 MP3) has been released.

You may find the Latest Release of Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 RU7 MP3 from: https://fileconnect.symantec.com/

This build's version is: 11.0.7300.1294

This release contains Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM version 11.0.7300) and the latest version of the Client binaries (version 11.0.7300). 11.0 RU7 MP3 can be downloaded below by choosing the following file: Symantec_Endpoint_Protection_11.0.7_MP3_Xplat_EN_DVD.zip

Symantec Endpoint Protection RU7 MP3 (11.0.7300) provides customer fixes since the release of RU7 MP2. This maintenance patch must be installed over RU7, RU7 MP1, RU7 MP2 or as a new install.

If you are using Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager 11.0 RU7 and plan to leverage the Auto-Upgrade feature in the SEPM console to upgrade to a new client build, please visit this Knowledge Base article on importing Client Packages:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO17911

and 

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO17912

Migration paths

Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7300 (RU7 MP3) can migrate seamlessly over the following:

  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7200 (RU7 MP2) 
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7101 (RU7 MP1)
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7000 (RU7)

The client installation detects the following software and migrates the software if it is detected:

  • Symantec AntiVirus client and server 9.x and later
  • Symantec Client Security client and server 2.x and later

Knowledgebase Articles:

Symantec™ Endpoint Protection and Symantec Network Access Control 11 Release Update 7 MP3 Release Notes

http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC6158

Migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0.7300 (RU7 MP3)

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH199189

Hope that helps!!

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dsmith1954's picture

Not available for me yet. I have Symantec Protection Suite. When will it be available for us?

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

Please Note: If incase you do not see the SEP 12.1 RU2 Release on Fileconnect, you may see the same in coming few days on your Fileconnect Account.

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
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MIM | MCSA | MCTS | STS | SSE | SSE+ | ITIL v3

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John Santana's picture

thansk for the information !

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John Santana
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dsmith1954's picture

Still not on FileConnect. Support did get me a temp license license so at least I can get it downloaded and complete my testing.

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John Santana's picture

yes DSmith, ask the  Support team to give you access to the temporary key.

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

Please Note: If incase you do not see the SEP 12.1 RU2 Release on Fileconnect, you may see the same in coming few days on your Fileconnect Account.

OR

You may like to try contacting the Symantec Licensing Department and they may provide you with the Temporary Serial number, with which you could download the Latest SEP 12.1 RU2 version.

http://www.symantec.com/business/products/licensing/index.jsp

Website: http://symantec.custhelp.com

Phone number: 1-800-721-3934

Email: license@symantec.com

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
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MIM | MCSA | MCTS | STS | SSE | SSE+ | ITIL v3

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wksantiago's picture

Still no download on my end? Only get 12.1.1 MP1

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dsmith1954's picture

It still doesn't seem to be available for Protection Suite customers. It's only been two weeks...

I had to get a temporary license from Support and was able to download it using the temp license.

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John Santana's picture

Yes, still no official reply from the licensing team, but I can downloaded using the temporary key instead.

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John Santana
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wksantiago's picture

Finally 12.1.2 available.  Currently Downloading...

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

If you are planning to upgrade or migrate to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2, please take a look at the latest how-to article created by our very own SEP content council team.

Best practices for upgrading to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH163700

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
Senior Consultant
MIM | MCSA | MCTS | STS | SSE | SSE+ | ITIL v3

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thank you for the share Mithun.

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Will you update this post as soon as 12.1.2 MP1 is released?

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John Santana's picture

When is this SEP client 12.1.2 Ru2 MP1 released ?

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Mithun

Your all articles are helpfull to new and experienced users.yes

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