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client and server installation package creation methods and diffrence

Created: 03 Apr 2013 • Updated: 12 Apr 2013 | 2 comments
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_Brian's picture

It depends on what your needs are.

For client, I would recommend the full install package (AV, PTP, NTP)

For servers, you can have two options Full or Basic

Full is same as the client (AV, PTP, NTP)

Basic contains only AV and this will give you the best performance if your server requires it.

About the client installation settings

Article:HOWTO80784  |  Created: 2012-10-24  |  Updated: 2013-01-30  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO80784

 

Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

When you deploy the client using the Client Deployment Wizard, you must choose the feature set. The feature set includes multiple protection components that are installed on the client. You can select a default feature set or select individual components. Decide which feature set to install based on the role of the computers, and the level of security or performance that the computers need.

List below tells more on Client installation feature sets lists the protection technologies you should install on client computers based on their role.

Laptop, Desktops & Workstations - Full Protection - Includes all protection technologies. Appropriate for laptops, workstations, and desktops. Includes the full Download Protection and mail protocol protection.

Servers - Full Protection - Includes all protection technologies except mail protocol protection. Appropriate for any servers that require maximum network security.

Servers - Basic Protection - Includes Virus and Spyware Protection and Download Protection. Appropriate for any servers that require maximum network performance.

Custom - 

  • Standard Protection

    Includes Basic Virus and Spyware Protection, SONAR, full Download Protection , and the firewall.

    Includes the Auto-Protect real-time file scanning and manual file scanning plus basic Download Insight.

  • Basic Virus and Spyware Protection

    Includes Virus and Spyware Protection and Download Protection.

    Email Protection (optional)

    Includes Microsoft Outlook Auto-Protect and Internet Email Auto-Protect. For performance reasons, Microsoft Outlook Auto-Protect is not installed on supported Microsoft Server operating systems.

Reference: 

Which features should you install on the client?

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81445

About client deployment methods.

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81302

Preparing for client installation.

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81299

Hope that helps!!

Mithun Sanghavi
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