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SMA & DLP Agent Integration Behavior

Created: 23 Jun 2011 • Updated: 23 Jun 2011 | 3 comments
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This document describes the various scenarios you can encounter when deploying the Symantec Management Agent or the Symantec DLP Agent in your environment when both agents may be present.

Recently we had an issue which resulted in millions of bad events being produced on our Altiris servers because of the automatic integration & registration of the 2 agents. Because we were not using the DLP IC we had to figure out a way to stop the integration from occurring and prevent the DLP Agent info events from being generated during a Basic Inventory from the SMA.

Because of this integration, we had to perform Scenario 1 & 3 to properly split the 2 agents and prevent DLP events from being sent to our Altiris servers.

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Zac H's picture

For the unregister policy in scenario 2 of the document, what target/filter did you end up using?

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I believe the screenshot may be wrong, but the idea is to target any managed computer and any computer that has DLP already registered. This way you are unregistering the DLP Agent and if the steps in Scenario 1 are followed first, your DLP agents will not automatically re-register again.

I see no reason why you can't leave the policy turned on just in case any agent were to get registered and you did not have the DLP IC installed.

Benjamin Palmer
Specialist | Client Design
Director | Symantec CT User Group

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jSmudge's picture

Is the RegDLPAgentMgmt.exe specific to a version of DLP or SMP Agents?

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