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How to change client password protection for all groups

Created: 09 Jan 2013 • Updated: 09 Jan 2013 | 4 comments
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Hi All,

I have over 1000+ groups and most of these groups are not inherited from parent group.

If I wanna change client password protection(Uninstall or stop password for client) for all groups, any idea about how to do it in SEPM?

Thank you.

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.Brian's picture

How to setup client password protection in Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager

Article:TECH102700  |  Created: 2007-01-19  |  Updated: 2010-08-13  |  Article URL

You would need to do it manually for each group not inheriting from parent

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pete_4u2002's picture

thumbs up to above advice. if the groups are not inherited you have to do it manually on each group.

Ajit Jha's picture


Follow the below steps to set up a password:

  1. Open the console manager
  2. Click Clients
  3. Select Policies tab.
  4. Click on General Settings.
  5. Select Security Settings tab.
  6. Select Require a password to uninstall the client
  7. Type the <password> in the box.
  8. Click OK.

NOTE: If the Groups are not inherited from Parents group, then you have no choice rather than performing the above steps on Everty group which has Inheritance Off.


Ajit Jha

Technical Consultant


parklize's picture

I C... too many groups to deal with..

Thank you for all replies...