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Going from Symantec Endpoint Unmanaged to Using SEP Management Console

Created: 02 Jan 2013 • Updated: 23 Jan 2013 | 4 comments
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We currently have Symantec installed on each workstation unmanaged and would like to purchase, install, implement Symantec Mangement Console.  What would be the best way to accomplish this? Can we simply install the management console and have the existing client converted to being managed?

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Mithun Sanghavi's picture

Hello,

Since you are Running Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1, here is a quick article you may need to follow - 

Converting an unmanaged client to a managed client

http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO55039

Hope that helps!!

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

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pete_4u2002's picture

yes, thats the way to do it.
make the clients managed by copying sylink files to the unmanaged clients to report to SEPM.

.Brian's picture

Install the management console and from here you can either replace the sylink file on the umanaged clients to make them managed or depending on what version they're on, you can upgrade to latest release.

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Ashish-Sharma's picture

Hi,

I agree above client you can replace sylink.xml file and convert to unmanaged to managed

How to change a Symantec Endpoint Protection client from unmanaged to managed in MR3 and later

 

Article:TECH90761  |  Created: 2008-01-07  |  Updated: 2009-01-25  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH90761

 

Thanks In Advance

Ashish Sharma