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Can linux machines (client/server) managed by SEPM installed on windows ?

Created: 31 Mar 2013 • Updated: 12 Apr 2013 | 5 comments
kishorilal1986's picture
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Dear All,

If there are windows and linux mahine and I have SEPM installed on server then shall I install SEP client for linux machine and will it managed by SEPM ,

Can SEPM managed the SEP client installed on LINUX. Is there any limitation if it also integrated with SNAC.

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.Brian's picture

No, SAV for Linux cannot be managed by SEPM.

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?pag...

You can only send logs from SAVFL client to SEPM via SAVFL Reporter

How to enable the 12.1 Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager (SEPM) to receive logging from legacy clients.

Article:TECH157463  |  Created: 2011-04-05  |  Updated: 2012-08-23  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH157463

 

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/sav...

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W007's picture

Linux client can't be managed by SEPM although you can get logs to go into SEPM.

See this:

Management of Symantec AntiVirus (SAV) for Linux

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH102587

 

This has been posted as an Idea and is on the roadmap. See this IDEA

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/idea/linux-unmanaged-client

 

Look this discussion

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/sav...

Look this one of IDEA

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/ideas/incl...

 

More info look this

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/how-managed-linx-symantec-av-client-machines

 

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

Symantec Endpoint Protection version 11/12 does not support Linux environment. There is no SEP for Linux. There is SAV for Linux (SAVFL) which is included on the SEP disk download.

SAV for Linux is designed as a stand-alone product.

The SAVFL client cannot be managed by the SEPM, although it can report logs back to the SEPM by using SAV Reporter, which was released after SAVFL 1.0.10, but can be downloaded from the following KB article.

Symantec AntiVirus for Linux (SAVFL) Reporter 1.0.10 Release Notes 

http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC3474

Best practice to install Symantec Antivirus for Linux.

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH150596

Here are some resources that may be of interest:

Check this Threads with similar issue:

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/sep...

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/forums/sym...

This has been posted as an Idea and is on the roadmap. See this IDEA

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/idea/linux-unmanaged-client

Hope that helps!!

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

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Chetan Savade's picture

Hello,

Symantec Endpoint Protection version 11/12 does not support Linux environment. There is no SEP for Linux. There is SAV for Linux (SAVFL) which is included on the SEP disk download.

The SAVFL client cannot be managed by the SEPM, although it can report logs back to the SEPM by using SAV Reporter, which was released after SAVFL 1.0.10, but can be downloaded from the following KB article.

Symantec AntiVirus for Linux (SAVFL) Reporter 1.0.10 Release Notes 

http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC3474

SAV for Linux Scanning Best Practices: A (Somewhat) Illustrated Guide

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/articles/sav-linux-scanning-best-practices-somewhat-illustrated-guide

Best practice to install Symantec Antivirus for Linux.

http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH150596

As mithun said it's on roadmap see this idea.

https://www-secure.symantec.com/connect/idea/linux-unmanaged-client

Chetan Savade
Sr.Technical Support Engineer, Endpoint Security
Enterprise Technical Support
CCNA | CCNP | MCSE | SCTS |

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