Best way to upgrade SEP from 12.1 RU1 MP1 to 12.1 RU2 MP1
We are upgrading SEPM and 3000+ clients from 12.1 RU1 MP1 to 12.1 RU2 MP1 .
I have read all the release notes for both RU2, and RU2-MP1.
We plan to upgrade the SEPM first, then clients.
Could someone who has done this before, please confirm my following understanding?
1. SEPM must be upgraded to 12.1 RU2 first, then upgraded to 12.1 RU2 MP1?
2. Clients must be upgraded to 12.1 RU2 first, then upgraded to 12.1 RU2 MP1? (resulting in two reboots)?
Yes, that is the correct and
Yes, that is the correct and recommended way to go per best practice.
Upgrading or migrating to Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2100 (RU2 MP1)
|Article:TECH204449|||||Created: 2013-03-28|||||Updated: 2013-04-04|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH204449|
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2100.2093 (RU2 MP1) can migrate seamlessly over the following:
Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1.2015.2015 (RU2)
I've just successfully upgraded a small environment for a client. I would only caution that one bug was found which affects only XP machines when the firewall component is in use. It causes a lag in network copies. Multiple cases have been opened so far. You can see the thread here about it: