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Symantec Protection Center 2.1 ( Released

Created: 19 Dec 2011 • 4 comments
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Symantec Protection Center 2.1 (SPC) has been released!

The Symantec Protection Center Team is proud to announce the release of Symantec Protection Center 2.1 (, which was published today to the LiveUpdate Publishing Service.  SPC 2.0 Customers will be notified that an update to SPC is available for download.  This is a LiveUpdate release only.  This update provides fixes for a small number of defects, as well as several major enhancements.

These enhancements include:

  • New Security Audit functionality, and reports
  • New Intrusion Detection System (IDS) signature reports
  • An enhanced Specific Endpoint report
  • SPC Web Interface security certificate management
  • Updated browser compatibility

Full details are found in the SPC 2.1 Release notes (DOC4967).

In addition to the System Update, there are several content and product integration related updates.

Please visit the SPC product landing page for complete access to all related materials.

Symantec Protection Center is a centralized security management console that enables organizations to identify emerging threats, prioritize tasks and accelerate time to protection based on relevant, actionable intelligence. Through a combination of process automation and security intelligence, it enables users to take timely, targeted action to re-mediate incidents and proactively protect key systems and information assets. Unlike other solutions, Protection Center delivers context-aware security management by mapping data from enterprise security products together with early warning alerts from the Symantec Global Intelligence Network.

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AR Sharma's picture

As far as I know, it does not have SEP 11 starts from SEP12.1

Do you have any workaround for this?

Thanks & Regards,

AR Sharma, CISSP

IBM Certified System Admin- Lotus Domino V7

ITIL V2 Certified

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Jacob A's picture

Symantec Protection Center 2.X only supports the latest versions of the products it integrates such as SEP 12.1.  There is no workaround for this limitation due to the required services not being present in older versions of the integrated applications.

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Mick2009's picture

Hello AR,

I can confirm: the SEPM absolutely must have SEP version 12.1.  However, that SEP 12.1 SEPM can successfully manage SEP 11 clients/endpoints.

The SEP 11 endpoints will be displayed in the SPC "Specific Endpoint" report, etc.  Info on tehir AV definitions, ect can thus be seen in SPC 2.0 or SPC 2.1.

More info on installing and managing legacy SEP 11 clients with a 12.1 SEPM:

How to Install Symantec Endpoint Protection v. 11.x from the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager v.12.1?
Article: TECH174099 | Created: 2011-11-10 | Updated: 2011-11-14 |
Article URL  

Hope this helps!  Please update this thread if you have any additional questions or concerns. &: )

With thanks and best regards,


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MaRRuT@CC's picture

It's great to see that SPC will be improved to make a better experience for customers.

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